IntroductionIn this chapter you have learned about India's first civilization. Harappan, or the Indus civilization, began in the Indus River Valley. The civilization was named in honor of its first discovered city - Harappa. As you know, the Harappan left no written records. What we know about this early civilization has been concluded by studying the ruins left behind. Harappa was first excavated by British explorers and archaeologists in the 19th century. In this activity, you will learn more about the Harappan civilization by visiting the Web site featuring the discoveries of leading Indus scholars. The work of the Harappa Archaeological Research Project has brought new insight to India's first civilization. Visit Harappa.com to review the findings of these archaeologists and gain a better appreciation for the civilization that sprang to life on the banks of the Indus River.
Destination Title: Harappa.com
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Directions Begin at Harappa.com and select "Indus Valley."
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