Its rich cultural heritage is spread amongst a vast spectrum of cultures including one of the earliest Bronze Age civilisations, the Harappan
Civilisation, and the widely known historic cultures such as those belonging to the Maurya, Kushan, Gupta and Mughal periods.
This civilization is also known as the Harappan
civilization, as the images of the ruined cities and villages can be found (Agrawal and Sood,1982).
It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan
Civilization, which developed around 3,000 BCE from the prehistoric Indus culture.
Among the sparse discoveries from the period after the decline of the Harappan
Civilization come such urns containing ashes which have been found at some sites in Swat which may be contemporaneous with the earliest megalithic burials in South Asia.
This Buddhist site dates back to Harappan
civilisation and was discovered in an excavation.
Some of these would move on to the Indus Valley some 7000 years ago and give rise to the Harappan
My considered theory is that Lahore was a late Harappan
city, which I described in a paper presented to a conference in Cambridge.
by Times News Service The Ministry of Heritage and Culture recently announced the discovery of pottery fragments dating back to the Harappan
civilisation in Ras Al Hadd.
and Aryan settlements in the second and third millennium BC provided the region with its philosophy, epic literature such as Ramayana and Mahabharata.
His tryst with archaeology began in 2015, when, along with ASI officials, Ali visited the Harappan
excavation site named Binjore near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan.
Experts said his pot dated back to 1900BC, from the Indus Valley Harappan
civilisation in what is now Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.