Scientists are trying to save a 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan by leaving it buried

Around 1920, Rakhaldas Bandopadhyay, an officer at the Archaeological Survey of India, was identifying a stupa in what is now Sindh, Pakistan, when he stumbled upon a flint that dated much further back than the Buddhist shrine. Over the next 50 years, large scale excavations unveiled a 5,000-year-old city, complete with a street grid and…

via Scientists are trying to save a 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan by leaving it buried — Quartz

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