They lived in a well-planned cities, produced exquisite jewelry and enjoy the best in the ancient world of plumbing. But the people of India a highly advanced civilization that flourished four thousand years ago in what is now Pakistan and western India, remains highly mysterious.
Unable to decipher the local script, archaeologists pore over beads, fragments of pottery and other artifacts. And lately – and even over human remains. Two new studies have revealed skeletons intriguing clues to the composition of the local population and the fact that the company Indus Valley Civilization was not as peaceful as it is sometimes portrayed. Read the rest of this entry »