Tag: Indus Valley Civilization
The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) 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
Saving lost ancient city of Mohenjo Daro
Archaeologists warn that if nothing is done to protect Pakistan's Mohenjo Daro ruins, it will be destroyed.
A 3d Tour to the Ancient City of Mohenjo Daro
This 3D documentary is about Mohenjo Daro, one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley civilization, and one of the world’s earliest major urban settlements. The city of Mohenjo Daro was built in around 2,500 BC. The urban...
16 Legendary Lost Cities of India
These cities were once inhabited but due to wars, natural calamities and climate change, they were abandoned many, many years ago.
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 of Harappan era discovered so far, this mass burial site is not in the vicinity...
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...
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 of Oceanography (NIO) has revealed. Dholavira, the second largest Harappan site located within the present borders...
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.
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 Harappa and Mohenjo Daro located in Pakistan. Excavations and the study of the findings have unfolded...
Unearthing the civilisation of Lothal
Around 80 km from Ahmedabad, Lothal speaks volumes of history and tradition
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.