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However, a few fertile oases scattered in the desert weie settled, and horn early times It has been possible to cross the deseit by means of camels.

Inndia chapter a day will finish the book in a month at roughly an hr a day. However, though the book is little updated, I found it a bit annoying that this book is of small size and I am reallyt sick of typical oxford paper quality and small typeface.

One of finest book available for basic ancient history. The remains of streets and drains have also been found at Banwali.

In earlier times the Indus possessed more natural vegetation which attracted more rainfall It supplied tim- ber fuel for baking bricks on a large scale, and also for construction. Nor can we say anything about the religious beliefs of the Harappans without being able to read their script.

Good packing and convenient product delivery. Ancient coins weremade of metal— copper, silver, gold, or lead. Hand-axes have been found in a deposit of the time of the second Himalayan glaciation. Towards the end of the later Vedic period, around B. C, our most ancient manu- cripts are not older than the fourth century A. The earliest settle- ments belonging to this phase are found in south-eastern Rajasthan, the western part of Madhya Pradesh, western Maharashtra and also in eastern India.

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Foreign Accounts Indigenous literature can be supplemented by foreign accounts. Amulets have been found in large num- bers. In addition to these we have Navdatoli situated on ncerrt Narmada. Bronze tools facilitated’ the rise of the earliest civilizations in Crete, Egypt and Meso- potamia, but they were practically absent in the chalcolithic phase in the major part of India.


Possibly, they used socketed axes, bronze dirks and swords, which have been discovered in north-western India. Mention the languages which were in use in ancient India. They also attest the existence of a class of masons The Harappans also practised boat-making. These were raised to and came to be known as Bharatanamed after one of the earliest Vedic tribes The final compilation brought the verses towhich came to be known as the Mahu- bharata or the Satasahasn Samhita.

The Atharva Veda, which is considered to be a non-Aryan work, contains many charms and spells, and recommends amulets for warding off diseases and evil forces. They were the first to use painted pottery. In the case of south India topographical lists of ins- criptions have been brought out Still there are moie than 50, inscuptions, mostly of south India, which await publication.

The area west of the Aravalli is covered by the Thar descit, although a part of Rajasthan also lies in this region The vast expanse of the desert made human settlements impossible anicent ancient times.

The converts belonged to some caste, and even when they left Hinduism to join the new religion they continued to maintain some of their old caste practices. This epic lias also its didactic portions which were added later, As, a whole the text seems to have been composed later than the Mahabhaiata. They have not been deciphered so far. At the same place were found in earthen pots necklaces of semi-precious stones such as steatite and carnelian beads.

Inhe was the President of Indian History Congress. We do not come across any massive work of art in stone as we find in the case of sculptures of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. Their pots were meant for cooking, eating and prpf.r.s.sharma. Elephants were well known to the Harappans, who weTe also acquainted with the rhinoceros The contemporary Sumerian cities in Mesopotamia practically produced the same foodgiains and domesticated the ibdia animals as the Harappans did But the Harappan people in Gujarat produced rice and domestica- ted elephants, which was not the case with the people of Mesopotamian cities.


Ndert Harap- pan seals have been discovered in Mesopota- mia, and it seems that the Harappans imita- ted some cosmetics used by the urban people of Mesopotamia. Give an account of the Harappan pottery and terracottas.

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They were possibly meant foi woislup. Settlements inda came stable and widespread in this phases, which i s called the Jorwe culture. Sharma also assesses the transition periods from Ancient to Medieval and the changes that occurred as a result. Crafts — Foreign Trade ancietn Urban Settlements In ancient times India also produced a variety of precious stones, including pearls, especially in central India, Orissa and south India.

Shri ArjunDev of the NCERT helped me in finalizing the preparation and publication of the book with ability, devotion and keen interest. There is reason to believe that it was found in Rajasthan and Bihar, but its deposits have been used up.

Certain elements distinguish it from the’ contemporary cultures in Western Asia. Indra played the role of a proff.r.s.sharma, leading the Aryan soldiers to victory against the demons Two hundred and fifty hymns are devoted to him. Enough bullocks could not be available because of cattle slaughter in sacri-!

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They possessed cattle, sheep and goats. At Harappa were also built two-roomed barracks, which possibly accommodated labourers At Kalibangan also we notice in the south- ern part brick platforms, which may have been used for- granaries. Its winter compelled some of its people to go to the plains and Us summer attracted the shepheids of the plains.

In particular they culti- vated barley, wheat and lentil in western India, and rice in southern and eastern India. The history of climate and vegetation is inddia through an examination of plant residues, and especially through pollen-analysis. Indian History – Agnihotri 3.

To this categoiy belongs the Allahabad inscription of Samudragupta.