Indus Valley | Clues to an Ancient Civilization, National Geographic: Street scene outside Ghoray Shah tomb | Lahore, Pakistan

Small clay offerings are made in the same way as ancient times at the Ghoray Shah Tomb in Lahore, Pakistan. 4,800 years ago, at the same time as the early civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt, great cities arose along the flood plains of the Indus and Saraswati (Ghaggar-Hakra) rivers. Developments this month at Harappa have pushed the dates back 200 years for this civilization, proving once and for all, according to (former CRE Grantee) Dr. Kenoyer, that this was not just an offshoot of Mesopotamia.

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