Friday, November 29, 2013


Sights & Sites
Wari-Bateshwar Ruins – near Dhaka; ancient fort city dating back to 450 BCE near old course of Brahmaputra River; perhaps ancient emporium “Sounagora” mentioned by Ptolemy in Geographia (other emporia mentioned include Arikamedu (India), Mantai (Sri Lanka), Kion Thom (Thailand), all of which were most ancient civilizations in their respective regions, each was river port, and all produced monochrome glass beads.

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