What caused the decline of Harappa? Education Hub. August 9, 2012 in A-Level Phsyics Mohenjo-Daro and Harrappa Ancient Atomic Wars.
When excavations of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro reached the street level, they discovered skeletons scattered about the cities, many holding hands and sprawling in the streets as if some instant, horrible doom had taken place. People were just lying, unburied, in the streets of the city. And these skeletons are thousands of years old, even by traditional archaeological standards. What could cause such a thing? Eurasian ChromoPainter Analysis. Posted by Zack on August 15, 2012 Some months ago, I decided to run a big ChromoPainter analysis of the Eurasian samples I have.
I removed from my dataset not only all Sub-Saharan Africans, but also North Africans and anyone else with more than 2% African admixture (which unfortunately included me). Since the number of samples was still too large, I picked 25 random individuals from each non-South-Asian ethnicity while keeping all South Asians. I also tried to remove all close relatives and those with a high missing genotyping rate. In the end, I had 254,576 SNPs for 2,001 samples belonging to 197 ethnic groups.
I ran ShapeIT to phase their genomes and then ChromoPainter and fineStructure . Then I got busy and the results sat on my computer for more than a month. Gobekli Tepe: World’s Oldest Temple, or Zoo? « Star in the Stone. Stone totem pole Older than Stonehenge.
Older than ancient Sumer. Older than Egypt. The Harappan State: Was it or Wasn't it? Free Essay on Seals of Harappa - Shalomf. Harappa. Preserving urban heritage - Sevensisters Post. Ancient Indian civilisation is said to be based on urban-centric civilisation. Being a five thousand year old civilization, our urban heritage has immense historical value. Distance Between Harappa And Jammu And Kashmir. Sidra Gulzar - Institutionen för historiska studier, Göteborgs universitet. Personal Information I am Sidra Gulzar from Pakistan.
The area of my interest is study of ancient civilizations, Urbanism and ancient trade and economy. I like traveling and exploring the new things. My aim is to become a well known Archaeologist of the world by exploring new ancient sites and introduce latest techniques in Archaeology. I have started my PhD studies from September 2011 and expected to finish before July 2015. Ph D project. Indus valley civilization remains in haryana. The residents of Khalsa Bohla village in Haryana are very excited – objects dating back thousands of years have been discovered in their village.
The discoveries were made by a group of Indian and English (from England) archaeologists. Khalsa Bohla is 160 kilometres from the city of Chandigarh, which is also the capital of Haryana state. The archaeologists have set up a ‘dig’ on a large mound (raised area) in the village. Short essay on the Origin of Indus Civilization. Rare Indus seal discovered in Cholistan. The archaeologists team leader said the excavation revealed a circular platform at Sui-Vihar built with sun-dried bricks and a number of supporting walls to hold the platform and the cylindrical structure. – File Photo LAHORE, Feb 6: The Punjab University archaeology department has discovered a rare Indus seal in steatite material with carved figure of Ibex with two pictographs from Wattoowala, Cholistan, during a survey of different sites near Derawar Fort along the ancient bed of River Hakra.
The seal dates back to 2500-2000 BC. The seal has been discovered by a six-member team of archaeologists headed by PU archaeology department chairman Dr Farzand Masih, who has just concluded a Unesco-funded US$26,000 project “Sui-Vihar Excavations and Archaeological Reconnaissance of southern Punjab”. Dr Masih told Dawn that the discovery would open new dimensions for scholars. Indus Script: A Study of its Sign Design. One of the largest unicorn seals, found at Harappa in 1999.
A recent essay on the structural design of signs in the Indus script by experts at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Abstract The Indus script is an undeciphered script of the ancient world. In spite of numerous attempts over several decades, the script has defied universally acceptable decipherment. In a recent series of papers (Yadav et al. 2010; Rao et al. 2009a, b; Yadav et al. 2008a, b) we have analysed the sequences of Indus signs which demonstrate presence of a rich syntax and logic in its structure.
Arts / Books : Archaeo-metallurgy of Indus civilisation. Science and Metal Technology of Harappans: Edited by Deo Prakash Sharma; Kaveri Books, 4832/24, Ansari Road, New Delhi-110002.
Rs. 3,500 This is an anthology of 21 articles by professional archaeologists engaged in Harappan studies and allied sciences. Harappa Culture Pictures of Ancient Indian Seals. Some Very Interesting Indus Valley Tablets The picture below is repeated many times, it makes reading the text alongside the picture easier.
There are three references to Kartikeya (Muragan, Skanda). - Tablet Descriptions - Note that the vertical faces of both tablets are convex, while the horizontal faces are flat. . Royal Visit: Thai Princess visits Harappa. Says visit was quite informative and she enjoyed witnessing an important site which is part of global history.
SAHIWAL: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand visited Harappa excavation site and the associated museum here on Thursday morning. Accompanied by Ambassador to Thailand Sohail Shahid, Princess Maha Chakri was briefed about the excavations undertaken at the site, and relics found over the years which have been preserved at the museum in Harappa.
The princess said the visit was quite informative and she enjoyed witnessing an important site which is part of global history. Pakistan and Thailand enjoy warm and cordial relations and bilateral exchanges in the coming days would further cement the ties, she added. Did a Waning Monsoon Hit Harappa? A new study,of variations in the Indian monsoon over 10,000 years, by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is shedding new light on the end of the Harappan civilisation.
According to a WHOI release: ‘The geological record and archaeological evidence tell a story of the possible fate of India’s earliest civilisations. Cultural changes occurred across the Indian Subcontinent as the climate became more arid after about 4,000 years. Educate public on rainwater harvesting. Sacred assemblage: The pottery of Sheherezade Alam. Sheherezade shares two decades of her craft, a selection of clay vessels dated between 1985 and 2011. 1.75cm by 14cm. PHOTOS: SHEHEREZADE ALAM Koel Gallery’s cream-coloured, light-filled interiors carry an enchantment. One is reminded of an early pleasure, that of pinwheels spinning against an open wind. Governer calls on ASI to protect Assam heritage. Tourism in Pakistan. Harappan Relics Found in Haryana Village. Chandigarh, Apr 12 (IANS): Relics believed to be associated with the ancient Harappan civilisation have been dug out from a village in Haryana by archaeological experts from Cambridge and the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
Extensive excavations at the ancient Tida Bud Teela, a mound spread out over 400 sq m area, in Khalsa Bohla village in Karnal district, 160 km from here, have led to the relics. "The relics include pottery, bones, mud wall, grain store and red-coloured utensils, which are believed to have been used by people belonging to the Harappan era," Arun Pandey, the excavation team leader, told IANS.
Harappan relics found in Haryana village. Chandigarh, April 12, 2012, IANS: Khirsara in Gujarat emerges prominent mature Harappan site. Khirsara in Gujarat Emerges Prominent Harappan Site. New Specimen of Harappa found in Gujrat. Harappan Civilization - Dholavira. Art, culture can do wonders to improve Pak-India ties. When everything fails to convert bitter hostile diplomatic relations between the two arch rivals, art and culture perhaps is the only genre that can do wonders for conversion of antagonistic relations into friendly and cordial relations.
Carrying on this statement in a wider spectrum, Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) Director General Tauqir Nasir in his exclusive talk to Pakistan Today on Tuesday said that cultural ties between India and Pakistan were ready for a new chapter. After his return from India on a weeklong official tour to sign a cultural pact with the two sub-continent ideological rivals, Nasir said India-Pakistan pact for exchange in music, dance, theatre and visual arts could become reality next year with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) renewing a dialogue with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). Relics of Harappan civilisation found in Haryana village, IBN Live News. PTI | 07:04 PM,Apr 10,2012 Chandigarh, Apr 10 (PTI) Archaeological experts from Banaras Hindu University and Cambridge University have found relics believed to be associated with the Harappan civilization during extensive excavations Khalsa Bohla village in Karnal district of Haryana.
The excavation team leader Arun Pandey of Banaras Hindu World School said the team has found utensils, pottery, bones, mud wall, grain store and red-coloured utensils which are believed to have been used by people belonging to the Harappan era. Rediscovering the nonconformist. Harappa « Envisioning Future. Indus Valley Civilization / Harappan Civilization - 2300-1700 BC. Bones kill myth of happy Harappa - Study shows gender discrimination. Dating sites: Photographic Prints of Archaeological site at Harappa dating from 3000 to 1700 BC from Robert Harding. Peeling the population genetic Indian onion.