The Cyclopean Wall of Rajgriha



The Cyclopean Wall of Rajgriha (present day Rajgir) former capital of Magadha kingdom. This dates back to 6-5th century BCE. Cyclopean Wall is formed with or containing large, undressed stones fitted closely together without the use of mortar. It is among the oldest specimens of cyclopean masonry across the world. It was erected by the rulers of Maurya Dynasty before 3rd century BC. 

It is 40 km (25 mi) long wall which encircled the entire ancient city to protect it from external enemies.
Many however believe it to be 5000 yrs old and constructed by Jarasandh.




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