Sanghol is a village located in
Fatehgarh Sahib District[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fatehgarh_Sahib_District&redirect=no (F.G.S.) ] of Punjab. It is also known as Uchha Pind Sanghol. It is about 40 km from Chandigarhon the way to Ludhianaand approximately 10 KM from Dholewal. This place holds a special position on the archeological atlas of India. Excavations at the site have yielded coinsand seals related to Toramanaand Mahiragulabelonging to central Asia. A Buddhist stupawas excavated in 1968, but in February 1985a rich treasure of 117 beautiful caryed stone slabs, pillars, crossbars, figures and figurines were excavated by the experts of the Directorate of Archaeology, Punjab. Scholars have explained them as Kushansculptures of the Mathuraschool of the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D. These treasures have since been displayed for art lovers and historians in Sanghol Museum.
Situated on the top of a mound, Ucha Pind Sanghol is spread over an area of 200 km. It is famed for the Sanghol Museum. A large of number of relics dating from the late
Harappancivilization ( 1720BC- 1300BC) to 6th century AD is found here.
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