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Exhibits & Collections



The story unfolds with the sanitation arrangements of the Harappan Settlements of around 3,000 BC the excavated main sites of that civilization at Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro in modern Pakistan and Dholavira and Lothal in Gujarat province of India have remnants of wells, bathing tanks, both overground and underground drains, toilets, soak-pits, roads and lanes. The WC toilet at Mohenjo-Daro of 2,500 BC is acknowledged as a championing work in the field of sanitation. The pucca wide underground drain of Dholavira in the citadel section of the township, has manholes at regular intervals to monitor the flow inside. Simultaneously, the museum also displays sanitation arrangements of other ancient civilizations of Egypt, Babylon, Crete,
Jerusalem, Greece and Rome.


Time to explore

12 Mins

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