Q. Consider the following pairs :
(Historical place)(Well-known for)
1. Burzahom: Rock-cut shrines
2. Chandra-Ketugarh: Terracotta art
3. Ganeshwar : Copper artefacts
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
Why this Question) Ancient sites and their features/Characteristics have become an important topic in recent years.
Exp) Option d is correct.
Pair 1 is incorrectly matched. It can be eliminated as Burzahom site (Jammu and Kashmir) is a Neolithic site. Rock cut shrines were not found in Neolithic period.
Pair 2 is correctly matched Chandraketugah is a site in West Bengal near Kolkata. According to historians, the place dates back to the 3rd century, which is pre-Mauryan era. The place has always generate curiosity among the archaeologists and various excavations have taken place here and a number of terracotta artworks has been unearthed.
Pair 3 is correctly matched. Ganeshwar is a famous site in Khetri belt in Rajasthan. Ganeshwar complex sites have yielded more than 5000 copper objects, with some typical Harappan types like thin blades, arrow-heads etc.