Harappa Current Affairs, GK & News

Harappa

Both Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro are approximately 500 kms apart from each other. Harappa, Mohenjo-Daro and Dholavira are called the nucleus cities of the civilization. Since it was located on the old course of the Ravi River, the Harappans had easy access to trade networks, aquatic food as well as water for drinking and cultivation. This ..

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Rakhigarhi Excavation -Recent finds

The latest round of excavations at the Rakhigarhi site led to some discoveries What things have been found in the latest round of excavations? The latest round of excavations revealed the structure of some houses, lanes and drainage systems, and a jewelry-making unit. Pieces of copper, gold jewelry, terracotta toys, earthen pots, and seals were ..

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Dairy Production in Indus Valley Civilization: Key Facts

The Indian and Canadian Archaeologists have found that dairy products were produced by Harappans even before 2500 BCE. The year 2020 marks the 100 years of discovery of Indus Valley Civilization. Key Highlights The study was conducted based on molecular chemical analysis. The analysis of residue in pottery found in Kotada Bhaldi, Gujarat showed traces ..

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Urban planning kept peace in Harappa: Experts

According to Indus Valley Civilisation expert Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, Harappa was peaceful in comparison with all other first civilisations cities because of its urban planning. The efficient water supply, proper sewage treatment and good drainage systems in Harappa were main reason for conflict avoidance. Experts believe that this strategy is an important lesson to be ..

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4000 year old Harappan civilization ruined due to the climate change: Study

As per a latest study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the 4000 year old Harappan civilization ruined due to the climate change. The study reveals that decline in monsoon rains led to weakened river dynamics, and played a critical role both in the development and the collapse of ..

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What are the most interesting facts about Indus Valley Civilization?

The period of Indus valley civilization was 2500 B.C. to 1500 B.C. however recent carbon dating has confirmed 2400-1700 B.C. (mature period 2600–1900 BC as per wikipedia) Extended from Baluchistan to Gujarat with an upward reach to Punjab. The major area included is Valley of Indus River, Rajasthan, East Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. ..

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