Lecture series to mark centenary of discovery of Harappan civilization in Mohenjo Daro
‘India Study Center Trust’ in collaboration with Directorate of Archeology and Museums, Maharashtra to mark the centenary year of the discovery of the Harappan civilization at Mohenjodaro, India Study Center Trust, 5 October to 10 days. Will conduct online lecture series.
Harappan Civilization in Mohenjo Daro key points:
- Under this program more than 10 speakers from different parts of the world who are working on various archaeological projects will share their insights during the lecture series.
- The discovery of Mohenjodaro is one of the most important findings in the world.
- The discovery of the Harappan civilization drew the attention of the world to the Indian subcontinent, so that the explorers showed interest in studying the culture, society and the past.
- According to British archaeologists, before the discovery of the Harappan civilization, Egypt was the center of the study of old civilizations.
- The ‘India Study Center Trust’ has a core focus in the areas of archeology, geology and biodiversity.
- Mohenjodaro is also known as the ‘mound of the dead’. It was discovered in the year 1922 by Rakhladas Banerjee.
- Mohenjodaro is located on the banks of the Indus River in Larkana district of Punjab province of Pakistan.
- The discoveries made at Mohenjo daro include the following:
- Giant bath
- Bronze dancer statue
- Pashupati Mahadev’s seal
- Stone statue of bearded man
- Woven fabric
- Mohenjo daro was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization.
- The major feature of Mohenjo daro was its roads, the roads cut each other at right angles, dividing the city into several square and quadrilateral segments.
- There were private wells and bathrooms in almost every house here and there were drains for drainage of water.
‘India Study Center Trust’:
‘India Study Center’ is an organization that is committed to study Indian culture, civilization, history, art, languages and literature, philosophy, architecture, medical science, natural science, astronomy and mathematics.