India is named after the Indus River, almost 90% of which runs through Pakistan, their long time rival. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam…
The 4.2-kiloyear event was one of the most severe climatic events of the Holocene, which is said to have caused the decline of many civilizations from Egypt to the Indus valley. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4.2…
Dice have been used for a really really long time. Many have been found from the Indus Civilization (2500-1700 bce). harappa.com/blog/ancient-…
Today I learned about a British man who bought a ceramic pot at a junk sale for less than Β£4 and used it as a toothbrush holder until learning it was actually made in the Indus Valley of present-day Afghanistan about 4,000 years ago. It's thought the pot was originally brought to the UK by British tourists. atlasobscura.com/articles…
The earliest flush toilets were used by the people of the Indus Valley Civilization (existing from approx. 3300 BC - 1700 BC). Almost every home in the ancient cities of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa had a flush toilet connected to a common sewage system. wikipedia.org/wiki/Flush_…
Flush toilets, urban brick and mortar sewers, paved and graded streets and other aspects of hydraulic/civil engineering were present in the Indus Valley thousands of years before they appeared in the west. ancient-civilizations.com…
The earliest flush toilets were used by the people of the Indus Valley Civilization (existing from approx. 3300 BC - 1700 BC). Almost every home in the ancient cities of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa had a flush toilet connected to a common sewage system. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flu…
Flush Toilets were invented in India (Indus Valley Civilization, the cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flu…
The script of the Indus Valley Civilization remains largely undecipherable to this day. The Civilization existed 3500 and 1900 BCE. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
There's a pictorial script older than Egyptian hieroglyphs from the Indus Valley Civilization, but it's currently undecipherable. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
The exact location of the town named after Alexander the Great's horse, founded in May 326 BC, is unknown but it is known to be on the Hydaspes (Jhelum River), east of the Indus River in modern day India and Pakistan en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
The Aryan (the group who conquered the Indus River Valley civilization, which was the most advanced civilization of it's time) word for war has nothing to do with nationalism or pride or glory, it simply means "a desire for more cows". ancient.eu.com/Aryan/
The Indus Valley Civilizaton's major cities had flushing toilets in almost every home by 2600 BC en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyd…
In 1856 British engineers building a railroad in Pakistan found a large cache of fired bricks in ancient ruins and used them as ballast for the tracks. Archaeologists later discovered that these bricks were 4000 years old, from the extinct Indus Valley civilization. janestreetclayworks.com/2…
The Indus Valley Civilization was by far the largest ancient civilization and covered an area the size of Western Europe. archaeologyonline.net/art…
4600 years ago, the Indus Valley civilization had a flush toilet in almost every home. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flu…
That there are dolphins in the Ganga and Indus rivers in India en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sou…
The plain fed by the Indus and Ganges rivers is less than a tenth of the size of the USA, but is home to one seventh of the entire world population. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
5000 years ago people from Mohen jo daro/ Indus valley (currently in Pakistan) used to travel to as far as Easter island, evident by similar ancient script. jps.auckland.ac.nz/docume…
Buttons were first discovered 5000 years ago in the Indus Valley Civilization around 2800-2600 BCE, were made from sea shells and were used for ornamental purposes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/But…
The Indus Civilization in Pakistan was an early, highly advanced urban civilization with multi-storied brick buildings and a developed drainage system. youtube.com/watch?v=csClw…
Archaeological evidence of swastika-shaped ornaments dates from the Neolithic period and was first found in the Indus Valley Civilization of the Indian Subcontinent. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swa…

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