Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization

The Indus Valley Civilization was a Bronze Age civilization (3300-1300 BCE; mature period 2600-1900 BCE) extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia it was one of three early civilizations of the Old World, and of the three the most widespread. At its peak, the Indus Civilization may have had a population of over five million

Burial Site Predating Dholavira Excavated In India's Kutch

Burial site predating Dholavira excavated in Gujarat

The excavation at Dhaneti, located about 25 km south of Bhuj in Kutch, has thrown up a major surprise for researchers. Unlike conventional burial sites...
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40 Important Facts About the Indus Valley Civilization

Indus valley civilization is a rich civilization and one of the most important civilizations that existed in the world. Ancient India during the Harappan era had one of the largest populations in the ancient world, far greater than the Middle East or Europe.
Reconstruction of Dholavira

Tsunami might have destroyed Harappan port town of Dholavira

Port town of Dholavira in Gujarat, the fifth largest Harappan site, might have been destroyed by a massive tsunami, a study by CSIR-National Institute...
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Indus era at least 8,000 years old; ended because of weaker monsoon

Due to a recent revelation made by scientists from IIT-Kharagpur and Archaeological Survey of India, time has arrived to rewrite history textbooks.
four Human Skeletons found in Rakhigarhi, Harappan site in Haryana

Evidence Suggests Rakhigarhi Was A Major Harappan Centre

Archaeological findings and scientific data have indicated that Rakhigarhi had been the more important centre of the Indus Valley Civilisation than the townships of...
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INDIA: The first Civilisation (Documentary)

A somewhat melodramatic recreation of the discovery of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro. The work of archaeologists who discovered the remains of the ancient Indus civilisation,...
Lothal - one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilisation

Unearthing the civilisation of Lothal

Around 80 km from Ahmedabad, Lothal speaks volumes of history and tradition
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Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

How would you solve the world's oldest and most difficult crossword puzzle? Watch this video to learn how one man is approaching this challenge.
Bahgwat Gita

Vedic civilisation older than Indus Valley civilisation

The debate on the origins of the Rigveda and Aryans in India is not new. It is not so much a scholarly dispute as...
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Haryana’s Bhirrana is oldest Harappan site

The oldest archaeologically attested civilization in South Asia, roughly on par chronologically with ancient Egypt and Sumer, the Indus Valley Civilization is considered the fount...
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