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THEMES IN INDIAN HISTORY, CLASS 12H NCERT, PART 1
Theme 1:BRICKS BEADS AND BONES (The Harappan Civilisation)
1.10.Discovering the Harappan civilisation CONFUSION OF CUNNING Alexander Cu First director general of ASI investigation from 600BCE to 400CE hese bricks can be used to make rail way track from Lahore to Mulan * . Used written sources for . Main interest in the period .Used account of Chinese . Collected documents and pilgrim translated inscriptions Harappa and Harappan artefacts did'nt fit in his framework . .
1.10.Discovering the Harappan civilisation A NEW OLD CIVILISATION In early decades of 20th century,DAYA RAM SAHNI,discovered seals from Harappa Rehman Dher Harappa Ropar Rakhigarh Mitathal RAKHAL DAS BANERJI discovered seals in Mohenio- Daro Ganweriwala Mohenjo-Daro Ghazl Shah Kot Diji Balakot Ai avira Parn ot . In 1924,JOHN MARSHAL,DG Surkotada Lothal of ASI,annonced the discovery of new CIVILISATION
SN ROY,noted in "The story ofIndian archaeology" ,that "Marshal left India three thousand years older than he had found her." A discovery of new CIVILISATION contemporaneous with Mesopotamia. A big mistake by JOHN MARSHALL
R.E.M. Wheeler,Director General of ASI in 1944 Ex army brigadier Brought military precision to practice of archaeology . Brought military precision to practice of archaeology REMWheeler rectified the problem
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