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Harappa

Harappa is a town in Punjab, northeast Pakistan, located beside a former course of the Ravi River[?] and about 35 km southwest of Sahiwal[?].

The modern town is built beside the remains of an ancient city, which became part of the Indus Valley Civilisation and Cemetery H culture. The city was founded about 3300 BC [1] and was inhabited until about 1600 BC.

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[1] The earliest radiocarbon dating mentioned on the web is 2725+-185 BC (uncalibrated) or 3338, 3213, 3203 BC calibrated, giving a midpoint of 3251 BC. Maybe this comes from S.P.Gupta, 1993, "Longer chronology of the Indus-Saraswati Civilization", Puratattva, No. 23, 1992-93, pp. 21-29. [2] Mohan Jodaro is also same period city which is now in India Rajasthan.

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