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Sonkh means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Shodhganga: New look on the kushan bengali

Sonkh, another site near Mathura, has yielded remains of seven houses belonging to Kushan phase. The excavations conducted here have brought to notice of eight habitational layers of which period V (level 16-22) belongs to the Kushan . The findings obtained from these houses comprised pottery, terracotta and stone plaques of Durga Mahishasuramardini, Skanda, Vishnu and Matrikas showing typical Kushan features. A jar containing 120 copper coins of which two of Huvishka and remaining are of Vasudeva I or Kanishka III has been discovered (IAR 1969-70).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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