Bhakar Fort: A Historical and Archaeological Prospective

Authors

  • Dr. Muhammad Hanif Laghari Assistant Professor, Archaeology, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Hamid Ali Gadhi Teaching Assistant, Archaeology, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-III)22

Keywords:

Archaeology, Chronology, History, Indus River, Rohri Hills

Abstract

Bakhar fort is situated on a small hill fortified in between the flow of the present River Indus at the Sukkar and Rohri city of Sindh. The oval-shaped building constructed with bastions brunt bricks and the foundation is laid on stones. The Laysdown Bridge which connected the two main cities Rohri and Sukkar of Sindh divided the site into two portions northern and southern, the study focused to ascertain the historical and archaeological importance of the site and to find out the exact chronology and time depth of the fort. For this purpose, primary and secondary sources were used to analyze the surface and collected cultural material. It has been found from the study the chronology and time depth of the fort has not been done before it. The study suggests that the site should be protected and renovated with the involvement of historian and archeologist.

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Published

2022-09-19

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How to Cite

Hanif Laghari, M., & Ali Gadhi, H. (2022). Bhakar Fort: A Historical and Archaeological Prospective. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 6(3), 263–271. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-III)22