National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past

National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past

by Anita Dalal
     
 

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in 1922, continue to uncover this ancient citadel.

Overview

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in 1922, continue to uncover this ancient citadel. Learn, first-hand, what modern techniques tell us about ancient civilizations in the lower Indus Valley. And see how ancient treasures help archaeologists stitch together the multitudinous strands of India's past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426300707
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
08/14/2007
Series:
National Geographic Investigates Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1010L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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