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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

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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 From 2600 to 1900 BC, the Indus Valley or Harappan Civilisation was at...
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Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

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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...
four Human Skeletons found in Rakhigarhi, Harappan site in Haryana

5,000 Years Old skeletons Found at Harappan Site

Archaeologists in India have found a group of skeletons from one of the world’s most ancient civilisations, in a discovery which could provide clues to...
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The Indus – The Masters of the River (Documentary)

Episode 3 in the French TV series "Civilisations" (2006) https://www.youtube.com/embed/p5bqAKixgYA This documentary, made by NHK (Japan) and Canadian TV, looks at the early Indus Valley civilisation,...
Remnants Of Harappan Period House Found In Uttar Pradesh

Remnants of 4000 years old Harappan period house found

The Archaeological Survey of India during its excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh, has found remnants of...
The pictograph found in a cave in Hampi.

Drawings of Indus Valley discovered near Hampi

The Indus Valley Civilisation has puzzled archaeologists and researchers ever since it was first discovered in the early twentieth century. Who were these ancient...
5000 years old stepwell found in dholavira, gujrat, india

5,000 years old stepwell discovered

A  5,000 years old stepwell has been discovered in one of the largest Harappan cities, Dholavira, in Kutch. Dating back to bronze age, the site...

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The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the...
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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...
Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered by ASI in Ladakh

Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered in Ladakh

The site was unearthed at 14,000 feet above sea level -- on the way to Sasar La which leads to the Karakoram Pass. It...
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The Rock Cut Cave Temples Of Pataleshwar

Pataleshwar cave temple is one of the most popular rock- cut cave temples of India. This temple is a reminiscent of Ellora and was carved...
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Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering Northeast India

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