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Harappan Culture (Indus Valley Civilization) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Aminur Rashid   
Friday, 14 March 2008

The Harappan culture (IVC)

(2500BC-1750 BC)

                                                The area formed a triangle

   Origin:

                          Wheeler

     Extent:    

                                           
				    Manda
 Suktogenedder                                        Alamgirpur
 (Makarana coast)
 
                                       Daimabad    

Important sites:

          Harappa:

 

-   Left bank of river ravi

-         Montgomeri distt of  Pb

-         Hariyupiya (of Rig Veda)

-         Granaries (2 rows of six granaries)

-         Brick platform(for thrashing grains wheat and barley)

-         Measuring stick of bronze

-         South of  citadel(R-cemetery)

-         Toy bullock cart of bronze

-         1921 by D R Sahani 

-         Vanity case has been found

        

        Mohenjodaro:

-         Bank of indus( right bank)

-         Great bath ( corbelled   drawn )

-         Floor was  waterproof

-         Granary(inside citadel)

-         Assembly hall

-         Bronze dancing girl(proto Australoid)

-         Male statue (made of steatite-Mongolian,represent priest (beard + moustache))

-         1922 by R D Banerjee

-         seal of pashupati

-         a piece of woven cloth

      

        Kalibangan

-         Ganganagar

-         River ghaggar

-         Here lower town was fortified

-         A ploughed filed with furrows

-         Fire altar(also at Lothal)

 

        Lothal

-         Artificial Dockyard

-         Bhogava river

-         Ahmedabad

-         R S  Rao

-         AT the head of gulf of Cambay

-         The similarity b/w chunhudaro & Lothal- Bead makers

       Suktogendor

-         Baluchistan

-         Fort of stone

-         Pot containing human ashes

-         Axes of Cu , bangles  of clay,bird whistle

-         Bones of horse

       Banawali

-         Clay model of plough shade

-         Haryana. Founded by  J.P. Joshi and R.S. Bist. 

 

     Chanhodaro

-         Bead makers shop was unearthed

 

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