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Indus Valley Civilisation is called Harappan Civilisation because ______.

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Harappa was six times larger than Mohenjodaro
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Harappa has more features
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Harappa was excavated first
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Indus Valley Civilisation was believed to be early Vedic Civilisation, hence it is named after Mythological World Harappa
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The correct option is B Harappa was excavated first
  • Harappa was first excavated in 1920 and 1921 by the Archaeological Survey of India after its discovery in 1820.

  • Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni had led a team of archaeologists for harappan excavations.

  • Archaeologists associated with Harappan excavations include Robert.L. Raikes, Mortimer Wheeler, George Dales, Richard Meadow, and J. Mark Kenoyer.

  • The most important evidence of the achievements of this civilization have been excavated from Harappa.

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