Sites & cities that bear the name of Gilund


Today in : India
First trace of activity : ca. 3,100 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Recorded names : गिलूण्ड, Modiya Magari

Description : Gilund is a village and an archaeological site located in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan state in western India. It is one of five ancient sites excavated in the Ahar-Banas Complex which also includes the sites of Ahar, Ojiyana, Marmi, and Balathal. Out of the 111 reported sites found in the Ahar-Banas Complex, Gilund is the largest. The archaeological site was named after the present-day village, Gilund, and is locally known as Modiya Magari which means "bald habitation mound".

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