Title Explained: The five ‘iconic’ archaeological sites mentioned in the Budget Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Indian Expresss Media type Web Country/Territory India Date 1/02/20 Description Rakhigarhi
Rakhigarhi in Haryana’s Hissar district is one of the most prominent and largest sites of the Harappan civilisation. It is one among the five known townships of the Harappan civilisation in the Indian subcontinent.
Between 2013 and 2016, excavations were carried out at the cemetery in Rakhigarhi by a team of Indian and South Korean researchers led by Vasant Shinde of Deccan College, Pune. In one of their excavations, the skeletal remains of a couple were discovered. Interestingly, of the 62 graves discovered in Rakhigarhi, only this particular grave consisted of more than one skeletal remains and of individuals of the opposite sex together.
Producer/Author Explained Desk URL https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-the-five-iconic-archaeological-sites-mentioned-in-the-budget-6246095/ Persons Dong Hoon Shin