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Exploring the Ancient Cities of Mohenjo Daro and Harappa

Discover the fascinating history of Mohenjo Daro and Harappa, two ancient cities of the Indus Valley Civilization. Join us on a journey through time! Introduction to the Indus Valley Civilization. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the world's earliest urban civilizations, flourishing in the Indus River Valley in what is now modern-day Pakistan and India. It is believed to have existed from around 2600 BCE to 1900 BCE, and was known for its advanced urban planning, sophisticated drainage systems, and impressive architecture. Mohenjo Daro and Harappa were two of the major cities of this civilization, and their ruins provide valuable insights into the lives of the people who lived there thousands of years ago. Why is Indus valley civilization called Harappan culture? Initially historians called this civilization the Indus Valley Civilization. But of late historians prefer to call it the Harappan Culture. Can you think of reasons for this change? Most of the sites of this civili