List of Indus Valley Civilisation sites
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Over 1400 Indus Valley Civilization sites have been discovered, of which 925 sites are in India and 475 sites in Pakistan, while some sites in Afghanistan are believed to be trading colonies. Only 40 sites are located on the river Indus and its tributaries and around 1,100 (80%) sites sites are located on the plains between rivers Ganges and Indus. The oldest site of Indus Valley Civilization, Bhirrana and the largest site, Rakhigarhi are located in Indian state of Haryana. More than 90% of the inscribed objects and seals discovered were found at ancient urban centres along the Indus river in Pakistan, mainly Harappa and Mohenjo-daro. More than 50 IVC burial sites have been found, main sites among those are Rakhigarhi (first site with genetic testing), Sanauli, Farmana, Kalibangan, Lothal, Dholavira, Mehrgarh, Harappa, and Mohenjo-daro.
List of Indus Valley sites discovered
This is a List of Indus Valley Civilization discoveries.
|Alamgirpur||Meerut District||Uttar Pradesh||India||Impression of cloth on trough|
|Amri, Sindh||Dadu District||Sindh||Pakistan||Remains of rhinoceros|
|Babar Kot||Saurashtra||Gujarat||India||A stone fortification wall, plant remains of millets & gram.|
|Balu, Haryana||Kaithal||Haryana||India||Earliest evidence of garlic. Several plant remains were found here include various types of barley, wheat, rice, horse gram, green gram, various types of a pea, sesamum, melon, watermelon, grapes, dates, garlic, etc. (Saraswat and Pokharia - 2001-2) which is comparable to a nearby IVC site Kunal, Haryana revealed remains of rice (probably wild).|
|Banawali||Fatehabad District||Haryana||India||Barley, terracotta figure of plough|
|Bargaon||Saharanpur District||Uttar Pradesh||India|
|Baror||Sri Ganganagar district||Rajasthan||India||Human skeleton, ornaments, 5 meter long and 3 meter clay oven, a pitcher filled with 8000 pearls|
|Bet Dwarka||Devbhoomi Dwarka district||Gujarat||India||Late Harappan seal, inscribed jar, the mould of coppersmith, a copper fishhook|
|Bhirrana||Fatehabad District||Haryana||India||Graffiti of a dancing girl on pottery, which resembles a dancing girl statue found at Mohenjo-Daro|
|Chanhudaro||Nawabshah District||Sindh||Pakistan||Bead making factory, use of lipstick, only Indus site without a citadel|
|Daimabad Late Harappan||Ahmadnagar District||Maharashtra||India||A sculpture of a bronze chariot, 45 cm long and 16 cm wide, yoked to two oxen, driven by a man 16 cm high standing in it; and three other bronze sculptures. Southernmost IVC site|
|Desalpur in Nakhtrana Taluka,||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Massive stone fortification, Harappan pottery, three script bearing seals; one of steatite, one of copper and one of terracotta.|
|Dholavira||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Figure of chariot tied to a pair of bullocks and driven by a nude human, Water harvesting and number of reservoirs, use of rocks for constructions|
|Farmana||Rohtak District||Haryana||India||Largest burial site of IVC, with 65 burials, found in India|
|Ganweriwala||Punjab||Pakistan||Equidistant from both Harappa and Mohenjodaro, it is near a dry bed of the former Ghaggar River. It is a site of almost the same size as Mahenjodaro. It may have been the third major center in the IVC as it is near to the copper-rich mines in Rajasthan.|
|Gola Dhoro||kutch district||Gujarat||India||Production of shell bangles, semi-precious beads, etc.|
|Harappa||Sahiwal District||Punjab||Pakistan||Granaries, coffin burial, lot of artifacts, important Indus Valley Civilization town, the first town which is excavated and studied in detail|
|Hisar mound inside Firoz Shah Palace||Hisar District||Haryana||India||Unexcavated site|
|Hulas||Saharanpur District||Uttar Pradesh||India|
|Juni Kuran||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||fortified citadel, lower town, public gathering area|
|Jognakhera||Kurukshetra||Haryana||India||Copper smelting furnaces with copper slag and pot shards|
|Kaj||Gir Somnath District||Gujarat||India||Ceramic artifacts, including bowls. Ancient port.|
|Kanjetar||Gir Somnath District||Gujarat||India||Single phase Harapppan site.|
|Kalibangan||Hanumangarh District||Rajasthan||India||Baked/burnt bangles, fire altars, small circular pits containing large urns and accompanied by pottery, bones of camel|
|Karanpura near Bhadra city||Hanumangarh district||Rajasthan||India||Skeleton of child, terracotta like pottery, bangles, seals similar to other Harappan sites |
|Khirasara||Kutch district||Gujarat||India||Ware House, Industrial area, gold, copper, semi-precious stone, shell objects, and weight hoards|
|Kerala-no-dhoro or Padri||Saurashtra||Gujarat||India||Salt production centre, by evaporating sea water|
|Kot Bala (also, Balakot)||Lasbela District||Balochistan||Pakistan||Earliest evidence of furnace, seaport|
|Kot Diji||Khairpur District||Sindh||Pakistan|
|Kunal, Haryana||Fatehabad District||Haryana||India||Earliest Pre-Harappan site, Copper smelting.|
|Kuntasi||Rajkot District||Gujarat||India||Small port|
|Lakhan-jo-daro||Sukkur District||Sindh||Pakistan||major unexcavated site (greater than 300 hectares)|
|Loteshwar||Patan District||Gujarat||India||Ancient archaeological site|
|Lothal||Ahmedabad District||Gujarat||India||Bead making factory, dockyard, button seal, fire altars, painted jar, earliest cultivation of rice (1800 BC)|
|Manda, Jammu||Jammu District||Jammu & Kashmir||India||northernmost Harappan site in Himalayan foothills|
|Malwan||Surat District||Gujarat||India||Southernmost Harappan site in India|
|Mandi||Muzaffarnagar district||Uttar Pradesh||India|
|Mehrgarh||Kachi District||Balochistan||Pakistan||Earliest agricultural community (7000-5000 BC)|
|Mohenjo-Daro||Larkana District||Sindh||Pakistan||Great Bath (the biggest bath ghat), Great granary, Bronze dancing girl, Bearded man, terracotta toys, Bull seal, Pashupati seal, three cylindrical seals of the Mesopotamian type, a piece of woven cloth|
|Nausharo near Dadhar||Kachi District||Balochistan||Pakistan|
|Pabumath||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||A large building complex, unicorn seal, shell bangles, beads, copper bangles, needles, antimony rods, steatite micro beads; pottery include large and medium size jars, beaker, dishes, dish-on-stand, perforated jars etc.; fine red pottery with black painted designs etc.|
|Pir Shah Jurio||Karachi||Sindh||Pakistan|
|Rakhigarhi||Hisar District||Haryana||India||Terrecotta wheels, toys, figurines, pottery. Large site, partially excavated.|
|Rehman Dheri||Dera Ismail Khan||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Pakistan|
|Sanauli||Baghpat District||Uttar Pradesh||India||Burial site with 125 burials found|
|Sheri Khan Tarakai||Bannu District||Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa||Pakistan||pottery, lithic artifact|
|Shikarpur, Gujarat||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Food habit details of Harappans|
|Shortugai||Darqad District||Takhar Province||Afghanistan|
|Sothi near Baraut||Bagpat district||Uttar Pradesh||India|
|Surkotada||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Bones of a horse (only site)|
|Sutkagan Dor||Makran||Balochistan||Pakistan||Bangles of clay, Westernmost known site of IVC|
|Kotada Bhadli||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Fortification bastion few houses foundations|
|Allahdino||Karachi district||Sindh||Pakistan||Floor tiles of a house have been discovered at this site|
|Nageshwar||Kutch District||Gujarat||India||Shell working site|
|Pathani Damb||Makran||Balochistan||Pakistan||At 100 hectares, this has the potential to be another city|
|Chapuwala||Cholistan||Punjab||Pakistan||unexcavated 9.6 hectares|
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