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Main Sites of Indus valley Civilization in Indian Subcontinent

Main Sites of Indus valley Civilization in Indian Subcontinent

History Botany in Indus Valley Civilization in in indie – 1
HISTORY of BOTANY in Indian Subcontinent -11
History of Plant Science Knowledge in Indus valley Civilization in India -1

By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian)}
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Indus Valley Civilization, Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata or Harappa Civilization was a Bronze Period Civilization in West North India .
Age of Indus Valley Civilization
Lasting from – 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE (Wright)
Mature Period – 2600-1900 BCE (Wright)
Sites of Indus Valley Civilization In Indian Subcontinent
As per Upendra Singh (2), there are 475 sites of Indus Valley Civilization in Pakistan and 925 sites in India and a couple of trading centres in Afghanistan –
Explanation – Place-District
A – Indus Valley civilization Sites in Afghanistan (Trade Centre)
Mundigak-Kandhar ; Shortugai ;
B – Indus Valley Civilization Sites in India
Gujarat – Nageshwar- Kutch; Kotada-Kutch; Vejalka- Botad; Surkotada –Kutch; Shikarpur-Kutch; Rojdi-Rajkot; Rangpur-Ahmedabad; Pabumath-Kutch; Navinal-Kutch; Malwan-Surat; Lothal-Ahmedabad; Loteshwar- Patan; Kuntasi-Rajkot; Padri-Saurashtra; Khirasara-Kutch; Kanjetar –Gir; Juni Kuran-Kutch; Gola dhoro-Kutch; Dholavira-Kutch; Desalpur-Kutch; Bhagatrav-Bharuch; Bet Dwarika-Dwarika; Babarkot-Saurashtra;
Haryana – Balu-Kaithal, Banawal- Fatehabad; Bhirana –Fatehabad; Famana –Rohtak;
Hisar; Jognakhera; Kunal-Fatehabad; Siswal-Hisar; Kunal-Fatehabad ; Mitathal-Bhiwani; Rakhgarhi-Hisar;
J&K India – Manda-Jammu ;
Maharashtra-Daimabad –Ahmednagar
Punjab-Rupar- Rupnagar-
Rajasthan – Baror-Shriganganagar; Kalibangam –Hanumangarh ; Karanpura –Hanumangarh ;
Uttar Pradesh – Alamgirpur , Meerut; Barganv-Saharanpur; Hulas -Saharanpur , Mandi-Mujffarnagar ;Sanauli –Bagpat ; Sothi near Baraut – Bagpat ;
C- Indus Valley civilization Sites in Pakistan
Punjab- Chapuwala-Choistan ;Harappa –Sahiwal ; Gunweriwala ;
Balochistan- Pathani damb –Makran; Sutakagan Dor –Makran; Sokta Koh –Makran; Mehragarh ; Kot Bala-Balakot ;
Sindh- Ahaladino-Karachi; Pirak-Sibi ;Pir Shah Jurio –Karachi . Ongar-Hyderabad ;Mohenjodao- Larkana .Lakueen jo daro- Sukkur; Kot Diji-Khairpur ; Chhanhudaro ; Amri-Dadu
Khaibar Pakhtunawala – Sherikhan tarakai –Bannu; Rehman Dheri –Dera Ismile ;

References –
1-Wright, Rita P., 2009, Ancient Indus: Urbanism, Economy and Society , Cambridge University Press ,page 1
Singh, Upendra , 2008, A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India : from stone age to 1200th century .Delhi , Pearson Education pp 137, 222

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HISTORY of BOTANY in Indian Subcontinent will be continued in next chapter

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