INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
John Marshall, the first scholar to use the term “Indus valley civilization”. The civilization flourished between 2500 BC-1750 BC.
Extent: The Indus valley civilization extended from Sutkagandor (in Baluchistan) in the West to Alamgirpur (Western UP) in the East; and from Mandu (Jammu) in the North to Daimabad (Ahmednagar, Maharashtra) in the South.
A row of 6 Granaries, Mother goddess figurines
Great Granary, Great bath, Image of Pashupati Mahadeva, Image of Bearded man and Bronze image of a woman dancer
Port city, Double burial, Terracotta horse figurines.
The city without a citadel
City divided into 3 parts.
Kot Diji (Pakistan)
Now Let's see a question on this:
Q. Lothal was excavated by ______.
A. Amlanand Ghosh
B. Daya Ram Sahni
C. S R Rao
D. None of above
* Lothal was excavated by SR Rao and also known as The City of Dead.
* It is situated near the village of Saragwala in the Ahmedabad.
* The people of Lothal worshipped a fire god, that could be the horned deity depicted on ancient seals.
* It was famous for dockyard.
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