Ahar River

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Ahar River
Country India
States Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
Cities Udaipur, Mewar
Source Aravalli range
 - coordinates Coordinates: 24°34′N 73°48′E / 24.567°N 73.800°E / 24.567; 73.800
Mouth Ahar-Berach sangam confluence

The Ahar River is a tributary of the Berach River (itself a tributary of Banas River, which in turn is a tributary of Chambal river, itself a tributary of Yamuna River, which in turn is the most important tributary of Ganges River). The river flows through the Udaipur city and is its larger drainage body. The spill water of the famous Lake Pichola and Fateh Sagar Lake of Udaipur district gets into the Ahar river. Though ironically, this historically important river is at present functioning as the drainage body of the Udaipur city filled with sewage and garbage. It is also the site of 3000 BCE to 1500BCE Chalcolithic archaeological culture Ahar-Banas culture.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hooja, Rima (July 2000). "The Ahar culture: A Brief Introduction". Serindian: Indian Archaeology and Heritage Online (1). Archived from the original on 18 August 2000. 
  2. ^ Cache of Seal Impressions Discovered in Western India Offers Surprising New Evidence For Cultural Complexity in Little-known Ahar-banas Culture, Circa 3000-1500 B.C. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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