Dawn and Devolution of the Indus Civilization
The author puts forth convincing evidence to prove that the decline of Indus Valley cities was not due to the invasion of ?barbaric Aryans unsympathetic to civilization? but due to natural calamities such as floods desiccation and tectonic activity.A strong Aryan substratum was already present in the Indus Civilization during its early days,and continued to the last,leaving its indelible impression on the fabric of Indian culture.Tired of natural disasters the Harappans migrated to the Sarasvat (Ghaggar),Drishadvati (Chautang),Yamun? and Gang? valleys in the East and to Gujarat and Narmada valleys in the South.There they lived in small villages selling their skill to the local population and transformed the political and
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Agni ancient animal appears bath beads Block bowl bricks bronze building built bull burials central ceramic citadel copper cursive dates designs District drains Dwārkā early evidence excavation figures fire flood followed further grave Gujarat Harappa Culture Harappan sites houses important India indicated Indus Civilization Indus script inscription Kālibangan known Kutch language Late Harappan later levels lines Lothal Lower Town material mature Harappan meaning measuring mention Mohenjo-daro motifs mound mud-brick namely northern noted occupation occur painted Period phase platforms pottery powerful pre-Harappan present produced protect protector Rangpur Red Ware reference represents river rooms ruler script seals served settlements shows side significant signs similar situated stone Street structure suggest terracotta thick town traced trade types Valley Vedic vessels villages wall weights writing