Kalibangan - General Knowledge Today


The location of Kalibangan is Pilibangān, between Suratgarh and Hanumāngarh in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. It was excavated by A Ghosh in 1953 and later by BB Lal & B K Thapar in 1961. It has given the evidence of both Pre harappan culture in the lower layer and harappan civilization in the upper layer.

  • Kalibangan means black bangles.
  • The most important discovery of Kalibangan is a ploughed field.
  • A wooden furrow has been found, 7 fire altars in a row have been found and they suggest the practice of sacrifice.
  • Bones of camel have been found at Kalibangan.
  • At Kalibangan a tiled floor which bears the intersecting signs of circles has been found.
  • The burials have been found in two types of pits viz. circular graves and rectangular graves.

The bricks used in Kalibangan were earthen ones and Kalibangan was not as better planned.

  • There was no drainage system in Kalibangan.
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Last Updated: November 22, 2013


  1. mohan sidhu says:

    kalibanga now in hanumangarh district of rajasthan

  2. shelendra patidar says:

    kis sabhyta me shav(dead body)ka head north direction me rakhkar dhafnaya jata thaa?

    kalibanga / aahad

    plz give me answer

  3. Lalit k. chouhan says:

    kalibanga is present time in hanuman darh district

  4. ghulam akhter raza says:

    could you please tell me the time period of kalibangan civilization.