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Harappan remnants found in Uttar Pradesh

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Dec 29, 2014, 12:20 pm IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 4:10 am IST
ASI found a number of items that pertained to the 4,000 year old era
The Archaeological Survey of India during its excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh. Picture for representational purpose. (Photo: Archaeological Survey of India)
 The Archaeological Survey of India during its excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh. Picture for representational purpose. (Photo: Archaeological Survey of India)

Lucknow: The Archaeological Survey of India during its excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh, has found remnants of a house that correspond to the late Harappa period.

The discovery is important since, according to archaeologists, this is the first time that evidence of habitation pertaining to that period has been found in the Upper Doab region between Ganga and Yamuna.

Earlier in August, a human skull with a copper crown corresponding to the late Harappa period was discovered at a brick kiln site in the village.

The ASI started excavation in the area on November 27 and found a number of items that pertained to the 4,000-yr-old era.

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