Govinda Bhita(3rd century B.C),Mahasthangar 3/2006

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F. Zaman on October 12, 2009

Mahasthangarh (Bengali: মহাস্থানগড় Môhasthangôṛ) is the earliest urban archaeological site so far discovered in Bangladesh. The village Mahasthan in Shibganj thana of Bogra District contains the remains of an ancient city which was called Pundranagara or Paundravardhanapura in the territory of Pundravardhana. A limestone slab bearing six lines in Prakrit in Brahmi script, discovered in 1931, dates Mahasthangarh to at least the 3rd century BC.The fortified area was in use till the 18th century AD.

golam rob on February 24, 2013

ভাই জায়গাটা তো ঠিক মতো দেখাবেন।স

F. Zaman on February 25, 2013

Golam Robe,dear,thanks for view. I am trying to find the proper site.

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    by F. Zaman
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