|Location||Agroha, Haryana, India|
|Founded||3rd to 4th century BC|
|Abandoned||13th to 14th century AD|
|Excavation dates||1888–1889, 1978–1979|
|Archaeologists||C. T. Rogers, J. S. Khatri, Acharya|
Rediscovery and excavation
It is believed that Agroha was once the capital of Agrasena 5000 years back. "Bhavishya Purana" "Vanishanukirtnam" and "Uru Charitam" mentions the establishment of Agroha around 51 years before the war of Mahabarat.
According to the official website of Hisar, the excavations at Agroha belong to the period from 3rd-4th century B.C. to 13th-14th century A.D. Defense wall, shrine cells and residential houses can be observed in the mound.
Around seven thousand artifacts have been recovered during the excavations.
A large number of seals have also been found. They are inscribed with words like Pitradutt, " Sadhu Vridhasya", "Shamkar Malasya", "Madrsya", etc.
Besides a large number of stone sculptures, iron and copper implements and beads of semi-precious stones have also been found.