IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur researchers find archaeological evidence of Iron Age settlement in Gujarat

Kharagpur | India

The researchers found traces of climate-induced migration from the west to the east. "Analysis of sediments and oxygen isotopes in fossil shells found in the areas indicated the presence of active river system and some rainfall that probably sustained human habitation from the Early Iron Age to medieval times, though major Harappan cities were abandoned by that time due to water deprivation," Professor Anindya Sarkar from IIT Kharagpur said.

India Today | Last Updated : 22-Nov-19

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