Saivism in Ancient India and in Northern Europe
An Indus Valley Seal of what seems to be a standing Pashupati in the upper left. Photo credits to Mel Copeland: Banquet of the Gods A relation between Pashupati and Shiva In ancient India there are several archaeological findings dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization (about 3.300 - 1.300 BCE) of e.g. seals that depict a yogi figure i.e. Pashupati or "proto-Shiva" (Flood, Gavin, 1996. An Introduction to Hinduism). Read more about Pashupati: Pashupati. Paśupati (Sanskrit) has been…
Around the Indus in 90 Slides 2
The Latest Discoveries at Harappa 1995-1998 include the earliest Indus writing, a 133 bead pot, 16 tablets, and more. By Richard H. Meadow and Jonathan Mark Kenoyer and based on work by the Harappa Archaeological Research Project (HARP) of which they are Co-Directors. Click on the slide below for slideshow mode; click on the title for the image on a white background with
Scientists claim to have found language of ancient Indus civilisation
Deciphering the words may unlock the secrets of one of the most mysterious civilisations known
Mysterious disappearances of 10 civilizations -- Sott.net
For almost as long as we've had civilization, we've lost it. There are records going back hundreds of years of explorers discovering huge temples encrusted with jungle, or giant pits full of treasure that were once grand palaces. Why did people...
Woman Figurine_2, Harappan Civilization, 2500- 2000 BC
Artifacts from the Indus Valley Civilization gallery of National Museum, New Delhi India. The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilization (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) that was located in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent, consisting of what is now mainly present-day Pakistan and northwest India.Flourishing around the Indus River basin, the civilization extended east into the Ghaggar-Hakra River valley and the upper reachesGanges-Yamuna…
Intact Granary Discovered at Harappan Village
At the Harappan site of Rakhigarhi in India, archaeologists have unearthed the well-preserved remains of a granary.