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Old November 6th, 2012, 11:05 PM   #1
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Indus Valley Civilization - Latest News

Indus Valley Civilization is no doubt one of the greatest Civilizations. Unfortunately, so far we do not know the language which was spoken by the inhabitants of this majestic Civilization. I won't be surprised if it was a multi-lingual society.

There are a lot of existing thread on the IVC. However, most of them seem to have been initiated with an agenda.

The purpose of this thread is to highlight the latest news related to the Indus Valley Civilization and discuss the outcome of these finds.


Indus Valley Civilization 2,000 years older than Thought

The beginning of India’s history has been pushed back by more than 2,000 years, making it older than that of Egypt and Babylon. Latest research has put the date of the origin of the Indus Valley Civilisation at 6,000 years before Christ, which contests the current theory that the settlements around the Indus began around 3750 BC.
Indus Valley 2,000 years older than thought - Hindustan Times

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Old November 7th, 2012, 02:46 AM   #2

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2000 years older? Wow that changes a lot if true!
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Old November 7th, 2012, 03:26 AM   #3

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I understand that IVC traded and inter-acted with the Elamite, or was it proto-Elamite, civilisation. Anyone has more info on this?
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2000 years older? Wow that changes a lot if true!
You are right The Imperial. Maybe we should try and see the IVC, Gobekli Tepe - http://www.historum.com/ancient-hist...ekli-tepe.html, Sumer - http://www.historum.com/ancient-hist...sumerians.html, Babylon, BMAC - http://www.historum.com/ancient-hist...struction.html, Elamite - http://www.historum.com/middle-easte...r-elamite.html, and the Egyptian Civilization in a holistic view.

There was lots going on which we are not aware about right now.
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Update ~

Harappan people used an older form of Brahmi Script

A palm leaf manuscript discovered from Harappan site in Afghanistan has strengthened the belief of existence of a proto Brahmi script, which was used by Indus Valley people. This discussion was raised by Dr DP Sharma, Harappan archaeologist and director, Bharat Kala Bhawan, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in the International Conference on Harappan Archaeology held recently in Chandigarh.

Sharma further strengthens his argument by quoting the DNA analysis carried out by Dr Lalji Singh, vice-chancellor, BHU. According to Sharma, the analysis by Singh suggests that the two ancient races Aryan and Dravidians were native of India and none of them came outside of our country. The Aryan and Dravidian races in India have the same genetic basis.
Harappan people used an older form of Brahmi script: Expert - The Times of India
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Thank you Jhangora for this wonderful news. Let us hope that later on the ASI does not dilute this stand.

I hope we get the detailed ASI report on this very soon. And I hope this leads to more excavations of the Indus-Saraswati civilization sites.
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interesting find ... thanks jhangora
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Is that the so called "Kabul Inscription"?
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Is that the so called "Kabul Inscription"?
Yes it is.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 08:54 AM   #10

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Yes it is thru, that the Harapian civilization is much more older, than Sumerian and Egypt.
First, in Indus civilization was 100 of cities and hundreads of village, it is nive to think that the Egypt with 42 cities or Sumeria with 12 cities are older than the Indus walley, it is realy incorect from scientists to think that the 100 cities are made in so little time.

Also the Indus civilization is much more bigger that Egypt and Sumer, the theritories of Sumeria and Kemet were smaller in total than Indus civilization.

The cities on this civilization were with no defensive wall, ant that s why the this civilization is not the same ass we can say about the Sumer or Egypt...

I guess that the youngest Arian culture are prototape from this Dravidian civilization...

Thank s for the information in oure state the oldes of this civilization was definate- 2700.B.C. Thak s...
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