15 skeletons found at Harappan site in Hisar’s Rakhigarhi village (The Tribune, India)

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The excavation work at the Harappan site has got a major breakthrough with the recovery of around 15 human skeletons from mound no.7 in Rakhigarhi during the ongoing excavation being carried out by the state government and Deccan College, Pune.

Archaeologists are trying to decode the mystery of the 5,000-year-old Harappan civilisation (also known as Indus Valley civilisation) by the analysis of the DNA samples of the human bones recovered from the site.

Experts from the Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea are also involved in the excavation.

Period14 Apr 2016

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  • Title15 skeletons found at Harappan site in Hisar’s Rakhigarhi village
    Media name/outletThe Tribune
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIndia
    Date14/04/16
    DescriptionThe excavation work at the Harappan site has got a major breakthrough with the recovery of around 15 human skeletons from mound no.7 in Rakhigarhi during the ongoing excavation being carried out by the state government and Deccan College, Pune.
    Archaeologists are trying to decode the mystery of the 5,000-year-old Harappan civilisation (also known as Indus Valley civilisation) by the analysis of the DNA samples of the human bones recovered from the site.

    Experts from the Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea are also involved in the excavation.
    URLhttps://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/15-skeletons-found-at-harappan-site-in-hisar-s-rakhigarhi-village/221923.html
    PersonsDong Hoon Shin