4,500 year-old bricks found near `Mahabharata' battlefield Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra (Haryana): Huge bricks belonging to the ancient Indian Kushan Dynasty have been found near the famous Kurukshetra battlefield, around which the Indian epic, Mahabharata, involving a fatricidal conflict between the Pandavas and Kauravas, is centered.

According to the Haryana Archaeology Department, the significant archaeological find was found at Brahamsar Teeratha, about 40 km from Kurukshetra. Officials said that the bricks are as old as 4,500 years and measured 70 by 47 by 10 cm.