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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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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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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...

Excavation in Oman finds link to Indus Valley civilisation

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Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

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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,...
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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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...
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...
largest Harappan Site Rakhigarhi

Rakhigarhi is now largest Harappan site

Rakhigarhi is a village in Hisar District in the state of Haryana in India, around 150 kilometers from Delhi. Spread over 350 hectares, this...

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