Saving the Mohenjodaro Ruins from Ruination

– The preservation of Moenjodaro was discussed at a conference held in Karachi on Saturday in which archaeological experts, top Sindh government officials and Unesco representatives participated. While the provincial government allocated Rs100m to help conserve the 5,000-year-old Indus Valley Civilisation and World Heritage site, experts in their desperation suggested burial of the ruins until such time that technology became available to control the rising water table and salt levels in the soil that threaten the prehistoric site. International experts have reportedly been struggling for years to conserve Moenjodaro, in the process experimenting with various techniques that just do not seem to give the desired results. This is extremely worrisome. ….

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One thought on “Saving the Mohenjodaro Ruins from Ruination”

  1. In modern technology,nothing is impossible.See how the massive temple in Egypt was lifted in parts and reset at a safer place.The real reason is that the authorities are evasive about the work and the public is just not interested.So what do you expect?Excuses. and failures before you undertake the work.

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