[A] It was a thriving trade center in ancient times with its trade of beads, gems and ornaments reaching West Asia and Africa.
[B] The meaning of Lothal (a combination of Loth and (s) thal) in Gujarati is u201cthe mound of the deadu201d.
[C] Lothal had the worldu2019s earliest known dock.
[D] The port city is believed to have been built in 1100BC
The port city is believed to have been built in 2,200 BC.
Source: Lothal, ‘oldest dock in the world’, to get heritage complex: Features, significance of the project