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Fresh sidelights on the Indus Valley and the bronze age Orient

F. A. Khan

Fresh sidelights on the Indus Valley and the bronze age Orient

by F. A. Khan

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Published by Department of Archaeology in Pakistan in Karachi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Annual Report of the Institute of Archaeology, 1955.

Statementby F.A. Khan.
ContributionsPakistan. Department of Archaeology.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19965626M

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. The Indus valley climate grew significantly cooler and drier from about BCE, linked to a general weakening of the monsoon at that time. The Indian monsoon declined and aridity increased, with the Ghaggar-Hakra retracting its reach towards the foothills of the Himalaya, [] [] [] leading to erratic and less extensive floods that.

The Indus valley civilization (also known as Harappan Civilization) was part of Bronze age (and beginning of Iron age too) and flourished between – BCE (BCE means Before Common Era and is same as BC/Before Christ) along the basin of Indus River. The Bronze Age in the Indian subcontinent began around BCE. Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the Indus valley region was one of three early cradles of civilisation of the Old the three, the Indus Valley Civilisation was the most expansive, and at its peak, may have had a population of over five million. The civilisation was primarily centred in modern-day Pakistan, in.

A vast ancient civilization developed along the valley of the River Indus in modern-day India and Pakistan. For a while, in about BCE, it was one of the greatest civilizations of the world. It covered more than , square miles (1,, km²), even bigger than the civilizations of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia combined. The history of Agriculture in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization and even before that in some places of Southern India. India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As per , agriculture employed more than 50℅ of the Indian work force and contributed 17–18% to country's GDP. According to latest report, agriculture is primary source of livelihood for 58% population in India.


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On the basis of artifacts of trade, it appears to have flourished at the same time as the Akkadian civilization in Mesopotamia. The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilisation (– BCE; mature period – BCE) mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.

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Further details are under the heading jyotish wheel. This illustration is from a fragment of seal found in that the right hand of Kalan itself is forked (Like a Trishul) and is having a double bun hair style. (Kenoyer J. Asko Parpola and Iravatham Mahadevan recognize the relevance of Old Tamil in the context of Indus Valley Civilization.

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