IAS GS – Ancient India – Indus Valley Civilization : Major Sites

IAS GS – Ancient India – Indus Valley Civilization : Major Sites  

Indus Valley Civilization ( IVC ) ~ c. 3500 – 1300 BCE

[ The Harappan Culture :  Bronze Age Civilisation ] 

Mature Harappan Phase: c. 2600 – 1900 BCE. 

Read this Map presentation at: : IAS GS Pre. – Ancient India – Indus Valley Civilization: Major Sites

Six Important cities: Harappa, Mohanjodaro, Kalibanga, Lothal, Chanhudaru, Banawali, Dholavira 

Harappa

§   First IVC sites to be excavated

§   Excavated by Daya Ram Sahini in 1921

§   Location : Montgomery District of Punjab (Pakistan ) on the bank of Ravi

§   Major Finding : two row of 6 granaries , workmen quarters,  2 sandstone statues depicting human anatomy , dog attacking dear, little bullock carts (ekkas)

§   Only sites which yield the evidence of coffin burial

§   Rigveda Mention it as a Hariyupia  

 

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