Aryan invasion theory

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The term Aryan invasion theory may refer to

  • Theories postulating prehistoric Indo-Aryan migrations:
    • Mortimer Wheeler's theory that Indo-Aryan invaders overthrew the Indus Valley Civilization but refuted by archeologists after new excavations at Harappan sites
    • Indo-Aryan migration theory, that the Indo-Aryans migrated into the Indian subcontinent
    • Indigenous Aryans theory, that the Indo-Aryans originated within the Indian subcontinent, but rejected by most linguists.

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