Things from the era of Shri Krishna were found near an extinct river in Rajasthan, know more

Jaipur : Evidence of the pottery culture (Hastinapur) of the Mahabharata period has been found along the extinct river, just 6 kilometers away from Govardhan Girirajji. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has got this big achievement in the excavation going on in Bahaj village of Deeg district. A 2 meter thick deposit of pebbles and sand of the river has been found 24 meters below the ground, while utensils and tools of the time of Lord Krishna have also been found. The Jaipur division of ASI is carrying out excavation in Bahaj. The evidence found in this also includes a deposit of about 9 meters thick of pottery culture. According to sources, till now only 2 evidences of the time of Lord Krishna are available in the search, which include Yamuna river and Govardhan mountain. Now the evidence found in this excavation will be helpful in proving the antiquity of the Braj region and the time of Lord Krishna. Here different clay idols of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati have been found, which are said to be more than 3 thousand years old.

Evidence of Middle Stone Age culture has also been found in the Bahaj excavation. However, the officials refused to give any information about it.

ASI started excavation work in Bahaj village from 10 January 2024.

Tools made from bones have also been found here, including unique needle-shaped tools that have not been found anywhere else in the country before.

In the excavation, most of the remains found are from Kushan period, followed by remains from Shunga period, Mauryan period and Mahajanapada period culture.

According to ASI officials, the evidences found from 1973 to 1977 estimated the antiquity of Mathura to be 2600 to 2700 years old as per archaeological date. After this excavation, evidences are being found that Mathura is 5100 years old. In the first excavation, only 5 pieces of PGW culture pottery were found and regular deposits were not found, whereas hundreds of earthen pots have been found in Bahaj, which are being said to be from the time of Lord Krishna. Some evidences are also being said to be of human life before Lord Krishna. Excavation work is going on in Bahaj since January 10, in which evidence of an extinct river has been found in archaeological excavation for the first time in the world under the archaeological site. Evidences of various ancient cultures have also been found in this, which will give new dimensions to the study of Indian archeology.