Category Archives: Archaeology

RAWLINSON :Pioneer Reader of Cuneiform and Assyriology

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet GCB was an English soldier, diplomat and orientalist. He is sometimes referred to as the “Father of Assyriology.” Knowledge of cuneiform was lost until 1835 when Henry Rawlinson, a British East India Company army … Continue reading

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Agricultural Revolution : An Overview-A Timeline of Innovations

Technological Innovations play a significant role in peopling and demography of a region.Between the eighth century and the eighteenth, the tools of farming basically stayed the same and few advancements in technology were made. This meant that the farmers had … Continue reading

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Indus Valley Civilization: Extent and Archaeological Finds

The Indus Valley Civilization covered parts of Sind, Baluchistan, Afganistan, West Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Maharashtra. Over 1000 Indus Valley Civilization sites have been discovered. Harappa Cemetery H & R37. Coffin burial. Granary outside the … Continue reading

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Some History of Egypt and Archaeological Discoveries from Nile Valley

The Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt, “The Gift of the Nile,” and along that life-giving river, the ancient Egyptians built their amazing civilization, one they ruled for three millennia. The history of Egypt is divided into : Prehistoric, Ancient, Greco-Roman, Medieval, and … Continue reading

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