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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A locality in the Indus River valley of the Punjab in Pakistan. Archaeological finds dating back to the third millennium B.C. include the remains of a well-laid-out city and indicate a possible link between Indian and Sumerian cultures.

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  • But its sister city Harappa, which is not yet on the list, is in need of help, which UNESCO cannot afford.

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  • Gold and silver bangles, gold beads, and agate and onyx beads all resemble jewelry found at Indus Valley sites such as Harappa and Mohenjo-daro in Pakistan and at Lothal, Rakhigarhi, and Dholavira in India.

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  • How this happened over so large a region is a question archaeologists are answering at sites such as Harappa, Mehrgarh, Mohenjo-daro, and Nausharo in Pakistan, and Dholavira in India.

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  • Some sections peter out inconclusively, such as those on the ancient cultures of Chavín in South America, Harappa in what is now Pakistan, and the Khmer in Southeast Asia.

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  • However, 4,000 to 5,000 years ago this area supported what is considered to be one of the world's oldest civilizations, the Mohenjo Daro and Harappa.

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  • “Now imagine if this were the mound at Harappa, how would I go about finding a route to … ”

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  • He had recently read that with the discovery of Mohenjodaro and Harappa, the Archaeological Survey had received more funds for its work in the valley of the Indus.

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  • Indeed, the Indian nation has grown several millenuims back, even prior to the period of Harappa and Mohenjo daro, which approximately dates back to 3300 BC in the minimum.

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  • Like Harappa, they could well turn out to be abstract symbols rather than writing.

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