The town of Shyamlaji in Gujarat, whose main draw is a 400-year-old Vishnu temple, is an important pilgrimage site. Dig a little deeper and you will find a 2,000-year-old trade settlement and other archaeological treasures in the Meshwo River Valley
Mehrgarh on the foot of the Bolan Pass, facing the desolate plains of Balochistan in Pakistan has yielded one of the subcontinent’s most exciting archaeological finds. Here, you will find the story of how one of the oldest farming settlements evolved as the Indus Valley Civilisation rose.
One of the greatest discoveries in the Indian subcontinent – that of the Indus Valley Civilisation – may have happened purely by accident but our understanding of Harappa is the result of painstaking work by archaeologists in the last 100 years. Catch the Harappan story, from finding India’s oldest recipe to DNA being given up by the dead
In a country strewn with heritage sites, you’d be amazed to know that just a minuscule number of sites are protected. Most are just disappearing! How can the crisis here be averted? We caught up with Dr. Gautam Sengupta, the former Director-General of Archaeological Survey of India...
Mathura, Patna, Varanasi, Peshawar & Allahabad are just some of the cities that go back over 2500 years. How did their journey start & what do we know of the kingdoms, that they were central to? We dip into decades of research & tell the story of the ‘Solasa Mahajanapadas’.
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