|Location||Hansot, Bharuch district, Gujarat, India|
|Cultures||Indus Valley Civilization|
Bhagatrav (Sanskrit: भगत्रव) is a minor archaeological site belonging to the Indus valley civilization. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of India led by Dr. S. R. Rao, Bhagatrav is located in Hansot (51 km away from Surat) taluka of Bharuch district in south Gujarat, near the coastline with the Arabian Sea, and gives access to the agate-bearing mines and forested hills of the valleys of the rivers Narmada and Tapti.
Bhagatrav seems to be have been an important port, as Lothal. However, backwaters of sea and floods from Kim river has washed out the site to a large extent and only peripheral area is left for exploration and for eight months in a year, the site is surrounded by water.
- Ghosh, Amalanada, ed. (1990). An Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology. Leiden: Brill. pp. 73, 79, 90, 291. ISBN 9789004092648.
- Director General, Archeological Survey of India (1962). Ancient India (18–19): 190–197 http://books.google.com/books?id=impDAAAAYAAJ&q=bhagatrav&dq=bhagatrav. Missing or empty
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