Food of Indus Valley Civilization

The Harappan Civilization is called so because the civilization was first unearthed at Harappa in the province of West Punjab in Pakistan. In 1862, Sir Alexander Cunningham noticed the traits of the cities. Later, while collecting bricks for the laying down of a railway line, the cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro were discovered. In 1921, Dayaram Sahni discovered Harappa and R. D. Banerjee discovered Mohenjodaro.┬áLet’s talk about the Food of the Indus Valley Civilization


Food of Indus Valley Civilization


The principal diet of the Indus Valley people consisted of wheat and barley which were regularly cultivated. Rice and dates were also eaten. Milk, vegetables, and fruits were also eaten. Milk, vegetables, and fruits were also there. Beef, mutton, poultry, turtle, tortoise, river-fish, and shell-fish were commonly used.


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