Revising History (Again?) - Evidence of an Even Older Civilization in India

15 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2020

Date Written: October 3, 2020

Abstract

The theory that civilization developed in India as the result of the migration of Aryans from the north had to be revised after the discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization in the 1920s. In 1999-2000, a marine archaeological survey found the remains of an ancient civilization beneath the Gulf of Cambay. The similarity of structures submerged for more than 10,000 years to those in Harappa, Mohenjo-daro, and other Indus Valley cities that are thought to have been built in the 3rd millennium BCE raised the question of whether or not an even earlier civilization once existed in this part of the world. New evidence is presented suggesting that certain sites in the Indus Valley and in other parts of India were first established during and possibly even before the last ice age based on their alignments to previous locations of the North Pole.

Suggested Citation

Carlotto, Mark, Revising History (Again?) - Evidence of an Even Older Civilization in India (October 3, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3704530 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3704530

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