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Ha·rap·pa

 (hə-răp′ə)
A locality in the Indus River valley of the Punjab in Pakistan. Archaeological finds dating back to the third millennium bc include the remains of a well-laid-out city and indicate a possible link between Indian and Sumerian cultures.

Harappa

(həˈræpə)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in the Punjab in NW Pakistan: one of the centres of the Indus civilization that flourished from 2500 to 1700 bc; probably destroyed by Indo-European invaders

Ha•rap•pa

(həˈræp ə)

n.
a village in Pakistan, in the Indus Valley: site of successive ancient cities.
Ha•rap′pan, adj.
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She pointed out that the Indus Civilization was known with the names of major Indus cities, including Harappa and Moenjo Daro, which were certainly the classic and most famous examples of remarkable planned cities discovered in the Indus Valley.
The exhibition comprises a visually evocative installation of Indus pottery from the Lahore Museums own collection designed to enable Harappa civilization to be intellectually, physically and culturally accessible to a diverse and demographic audience; the exhibition juxtaposes the ancient with the contemporary by also featuring the works of two Pakistani potters Muhammad Nawaz and Sheherezade Alam within the archaeological, historical and artistic context of Harappa.
It is indeed a sad reflection on the state of affairs that a country which boasts of an ancient civilization associated with the cities of Mohenjodaro and Harappa, which were known for their covered drains and cleanliness, had some factories manufacturing medicines under unhygienic conditions.
Taxila is one of the three top Pakistani archology sites including the ruins of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro - two of the main cities that comprise the Indus Valley Civilization, he said.
My first archaeological experience in South Asia was at the Indus Valley Civilization site of Harappa in Pakistan, and there intact architecture was rare, so we meticulously mapped wall fragments, trying to link them together (sometimes hopelessly) to understand the plans of buildings, and, from that, their purpose.
She took keen interest in the Hall of Antiquity and Continuity showcasing living elements of different civilizations including Moenjodaro, Indus Valley, Gandhara and Harappa, dioramas on "Zardozi - needle work on bridal dresses", display of traditional costumes.
In an attempt to circumvent this issue, Sarnath Banerjee, who sold the idea of the graphic novel to Indian publishers and who has had the most number of art shows for an Indian comics creator, auctioned original pages of his comic Harappa Files to buyers before it was published as a book.
That was clear between the Delmon civilization here and the Harappa civilization in India.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study on the human skeletal remains from the ancient Indus city of Harappa provides evidence that inter-personal violence and infectious diseases played a role in the demise of the Indus, or Harappan Civilization around 4,000 years ago.
The kiln-burned bricks and the elaborate drainage system of Mohanjodaro and Harappa bear testimony to this.
The asuric Dravidians who migrated north developed the modern cities of Harappa and Mohenjodaro, Sumeria, minoan civilization of crete, the Egyptian civilization, the basque, celt and berber societies.