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Cracking The Indus Script: A Potential Breakthrough

Courtesy:- Suzanne Radalia / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT:- Does your name appear on an Indus Valley seal? Read to find out. Back in the 1970s, my family lived in southern California. The infamous smog there often caused school closings in summer. I can recall walking home through the caustic, murky air, choking, eyes streaming

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Saraswati and Ports in Gujarat

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was 'The forgotten history of India's Maritime Past'. Here, Sanjeev discusses the coastline of Gujarat and the ports of Dholavira and Lothal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXFf45q0Gw Sanjeev Sanyal:- I will start with Gujarat because my story starts with

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How Southern India skipped the Bronze Age and moved into the Iron Age

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. Having discussed Gujarat and the ports, Sanjeev discusses the changing climate and how the Southern India burst with activity and the start of Iron in the South. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dcrsU5v_Kk&t=44s Around 2000 B.C., and

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Harrapan/Meluhan trade links with Iran (Jiroft), Oman, Bahrain, Mesopotamia and Sumer

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. Having discussed the geography of Gujarat and the Saraswati river, Sanjeev here discusses trade and what he calls the Indo-Iranian continuum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49T52kOepII Now, who were those chaps trading with?  We have very

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