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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,...
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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,...
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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...
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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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Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

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Excavation in Oman finds link to Indus Valley civilisation

Archaeologists in Oman's southern Sinaw region have discovered a site that could reveal Indus Valley civilisation's influence on the Omani society 2,300 years ago,...

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