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Indo-Japanese joint excavation at Kanmer was undertaken during 2006 by Institute of Rajastan Studies, RIHN,JRN Rajastan Vidyapeeth, Archeology Department, Gujarat and Japanese team.
Rich ceramic assemblage, representing the Mature Harappan culture was found at this site. Three clay seals with central holes, making them pendants, with Indus scripts were found. A large number of bead-making goods — 150 stone beads and roughouts, 160 drill bits, 433 faience beads and 20,000 steaite beads — were found here, indicating the site's importance as an industrial unit. Agate quarries were also located at a distance of 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the site.
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