, Arrian, Peripl
. p. 24; Μιναγάρα
, Ptol. 7.1.63
), the chief town of the district lying between the Namadus and Indus, which towards the sea was known generically by the name of Indo-Scythia. Its exact position cannot now be determined; hence, some have supposed that it is represented by Tatta,
near the mouths of the Indus, which is said to be called by the native Rajpúts, Sa-Minagur.
vol. v. p. 475.)
There is little doubt that the name expresses the “city of Min,” nagara
being a common Sanscrit word for city, and Isidore of Charax mentioning a town called Min
in this exact locality. (Parth. p. 9 ; Lassen, Pentap. Indic.