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Lothal was a city of the Indus Valley Civilization situated 450 miles South-East of Mohenjo Daro. Cemeteries have been found in Lothal which indicate that its people were of Proto-Australoid and Mediterranean physiques.

After the core of the Indus Valley civilization had decayed in Mohenjo Daro and Harappa, Lothal seems not only to have survived but to have thrived for many years to come.

Lothal is also considered as a part of the Indigenous Indian Civilisation, in perspectives of the Anti-Aryan Invasion theory historians. Their claim is based on the inconclusive Genetic evidence(due to less than 99.9999% variation in Human Genes)which is the main edifice to their theory.

This alternative interpretation has resulted in speculation over the origins of Indigenous Indian Civilisations, now with Archeological, Carbon-dating Methods and Astronomical data using sophisticated methods that suggest that it might be the oldest harbour to be built on Earth. Their deductions, are that Lothal was built around 6000 B.C.E, 3000 years earlier than any ancient River valley civilisations.

Lothal is located in Gujarat, India.

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