Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Harappan-era seal found in Rajasthan

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) last week unearthed a Harappan seal from Karanpura in the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. “The seal consists of two Harappan characters, with a typical unicorn as the motif and a pipal leaf depicted in front of an animal. There is a knob behind the seal,” says VN Prabhakar, superintending archeologist, who led the ASI team.
Maintaining that the discovery ‘confirms’ that the site belongs to the mature Harappan period,  the time when the civilization was at its peak (2600 BC to 1900 BC), he said: “A cubicle chert weight was also unearthed in a different house complex.
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