Indus Valley | Clues to an Ancient Civilization, National Geographic: Pilgrims at a camel Gathering | Indus Valley, Pakistan

This is the camel Mela at the end of a pilgrimage to the tomb of a saint who could heal camels.  Mela’s and pilgrimages were done in peaceful times – a safe time to transport your goods. Traveling with thousands is safer than being alone.  Camels came in at the end of the ancient Harappan period (around 2000BC).

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