|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 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.
The number of lead pieces, many earth samples with rich iron contents, stone beads, evidences of production of glazed ware (pottery) are found. It may have been a trading port contemporary to Lothal.
- Ghosh, Amalanada, ed. (1990). An Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology. Leiden: Brill. pp. 73, 79, 90, 291. ISBN 9789004092648.
- Director General, Archaeological Survey of India (1962). "Ancient India" (18–19): 190–197.
- "IIT-Gn finds rich Harappan remains in Bhagatrav - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
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