Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Sentence Correction; #89 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Sentence Correction; #89

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Salt deposits and moisture threaten to destroy

Salt deposits and moisture threaten to destroy the Mohenjo-Daro excavation in Pakistan, the site of an ancient civilization that flourished at the same time as the civilizations in the Nile Delta and the river valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates.

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Shray Taneja

Answer choice C also has the word "had" which is wrong.

Nov 12, 2015 • Comment

Sam Kinsman, Magoosh Tutor

Yes, that's right - the word "had" is unnecessary here.

Nov 15, 2015 • Reply

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

May 23, 2013 • Comment

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