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BHU team unearths 4,000-yr-old crafts village in Varanasi


  • A nearly 4,000-year-old urban settlement has been unearthed in Varanasi by a team of surveyors from the Banaras Hindu University.
  • The preliminary survey of the site did in Babhaniyav village, 13 kilometres away from Varanasi. 
  • It found remnants of one of the settlements mentioned in ancient literature about the holy city. 
  • The survey found a temple dating back to 5th century through 8th century.