including excavation and exploration in the nearby area,
revealed that this site and adjoining areas were inhabited
at least during the 6th century BC. As far as quality
of Northern Black Polished ware is concerned the excavations
at this site have provided very fine specimens. A sealing
bearing an inscription deciphered as vasalas (vrisalasa) dated to about 3rd-2nd century BC on stylistic grounds,
is interesting because this title has been mentioned in
early literature also.