Did the Harappan settlement of Dholavira (India) collapse during the onset of Meghalayan stage drought?

  title={Did the Harappan settlement of Dholavira (India) collapse during the onset of Meghalayan stage drought?},
  author={Torsa Sengupta and Arati Deshpande Mukherjee and Ravi Bhushan and F. Ram and Melinda Kumar Bera and Harsh Raj and Ankur J. Dabhi and Ravindra Singh Bisht and Yashwant Singh Rawat and Sourendra Kumar Bhattacharya and Navin Juyal and Anindya Sarkar},
  journal={Journal of Quaternary Science},
Radiocarbon dating of archaeological carbonates from seven cultural stages of Dholavira, Great Rann of Kachchh (GRK), the largest excavated Harappan settlement in India, suggests the beginning of occupation at ~5500 years BP (pre‐Harappan), and continuation until ~3800 years BP (early part of the Late Harappan period). The settlement rapidly expanded under favourable monsoonal climate conditions when architectural elements such as the Citadel, Bailey, Lower and Middle Town were added between… 
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