Harappan


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Harappan

(həˈræpən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Harappa (an ancient city in the Punjab) or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Harappa
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Harappa
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Most known examples of Harappan script are also inscribed on these seals.
The text equates the Indus Valley or Harappan civilisation with the Vedic--a claim which is strongly contested by most scholars in the field.
Tire Guyanese linguist and anthropologist, Ivan Van Sertima, states that upon this aboriginal layer of black people, an outside, more advanced, force, composed of African or African-Asiatic elements, built the Harappan phase as they arrived in the Indus Valley.
Lothal was the site of a Harappan, or Indus Valley Civilization city, more than 4,000 years ago.
Ewald (chapter 4) suggests that cholera was responsible for the decentralization and migration of the Harappan civilization.
Is it because the Saraswati river -- today identified by many with the Ghaggar alongside which flourished several Harappan cities and which dried up by 1900 BC -- raises some of the discomforting questions on the Harappan and Vedic civilisations?
Tn India, evidence of tree worship dates back to the Harappan culture of the 3rd or 4th millennium BCE (Sinha 1979, 32).
Based on discoveries of lithic and ceramic technology, building techniques, and faunal remains, some scholars have asserted that the Ahar Banas Complex shared a trade connection with the nearby Harappan Civilization.
The results shed light on a mystery surrounding why the major cities of the Indus Civilisation (also known as the Harappan Civilisation, after Harappa, one of the five cities) were abandoned.
It houses an impressive collection of artefacts from the pre-historic and Harappan periods.
This fourth volume begins with historical perspectives starting with the Indus civilization (-1750 BCE)--its rise and fall, the Harappan language and religion, and the Indus script.