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Important Indus Valley Sites and Archaeological Discoveries

The Indus Valley Civilization covered parts of Sind, Baluchistan, Afghanistan, West Punjab,
Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Maharashtra.
Over 1000 Indus Valley Civilization sites have been discovered.
It’s not easy to connect the archaeological finds with their respective Harappan cities. But in
exams questions are repeatedly asked from this topic.
This post is a humble attempt to compile the important Indus Valley Sites and the
archaeological discoveries from there. Readers may note that a few of the major sites are
already covered in our notes on the features of Indus Valley Civilization.


  1. Cemetery H & R37.
  2. Coffin burial.
  3. Granary outside the fort.
  4. Phallus worship.
  5. Graveyard.
  6. Mother goddess.


  • Prepared Garments.
  • Temple-like Palace.
  • Pashupati seal.
  • Statue of a dancing girl.
  • Ivory weight balance.
  • The Great Bath.
  • The Great Granary.
  • Priest-king statue.


  • Port Town.
  • Evidence of Rice.
  • Fire Altar.
  • Graveyard.
  • Ivory weight balance.
  • Copper dog.

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