Tarighat(Tarrighat) on Kharun River - New 10000 yr old city near Raipur found in Chhattisgarh, India

Tarighat is new findings by archeological excavation in chhattisgarh, india. This place is on bank of Kharun River near Caiptal of Raipur. It is 30 Kms from Raipur or Durg.


10000-year-old(8000 BCE) city discovered in Chhattisgarh
After initial survey, archaeologists claim to have found remains of a 2,500-year-old city, buried at Tarighat in Durg district of Chhattisgarh where excavation work is to begin shortly.

10,000-year-old artefacts unearthed in C’garh

Excavations in a pre-historic site in Chhattisgarh by archaeologists have yielded tools believed to be of 10,000 years old.
The significant discovery was made at the archaeological site at Tarighat, nearly 30 km from here, where remnants of an ancient city have been unearthed recently.
“We have found tools made of various materials at Tarighat site. The tools have been assigned to microlithic period and date back to 8000 BC (10,000 years old). The artefacts have been found 20 ft below the surface,” Tarighat excavation director and archaeologist in the culture department of Chhattisgarh government J.R.Bhagat disclosed to this newspaper here on Thursday. * Source - Asianage.

Gold Coins:

The gold coins carried the names of the then rulers of the region.

Ancient Ma Durga Mayamaya Temple on Ghat of Kharun in Tarighat

2,500-yr-old city found buried in Chhattisgarh

In a significant archaeological discovery, remains of an ancient city, believed to be 2,500 years old, have been found at Tarighat, nearly 30 kilometres from here.
The surface findings at the archaeological site located on the left bank of river Kharun, a tributary of Sheonath river, indicate that the ancient city buried underneath was a highly developed urban settlement and flourished in the third century BC. more..

Facbook Album for Tarighat

This place is located beteen Raipur and Durg district Chhattisgarh(Check CG districts map)

Air: (Check Chhattisgarh Airmap)

From Raipur Airport: 31 km by Car.

Train: (Check Chhattisgarh Trainmap)

Raipur Station - 31.7 Km
Durg Station - 40 km


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