Sites & cities that bear the name of Lahuradewa


Today in : India
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7,000 B.C.E

Description : Lahuradewa (Lat. 26°46'12" N; Long. 82°56'59" E) is located in Sant Kabir Nagar District, in Sarayupar (Trans-Sarayu) region of the Upper Gangetic Plain in Uttar Pradesh state of India. The Sarayupar Plain is bounded by the Sarayu River in the west and south, Nepalese Terai in the north and the Gandak River in the east. The site is noted to have been occupied as early as 9,000 BC, and by 7,000 BC it provides the oldest evidence of ceramics in South Asia. Excavations reported earliest archaeological sites in South Asia for cultivation of rice, with Lahuradewa Period IA giving samples that were dated by AMS radiocarbon to the 7th millennium BC.

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