However incredible this may seem, there now seems to be good genetic and material evidence that sailors from India arrived in Australia from either Sindh or South India at the height of the ancient Indus civilization. They brought with them some technologies and a type of dog that forever changed Aborigine culture. As principal scientist Irina Pulgach at the Max Planck Institute writes, "Their findings suggest substantial gene flow from India to Australia 4,230 years ago. i.e. during the Holocene and well before European contact.
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As we come to the end - or is it the beginning? have we been here before? - of COVID, we look forward to another full year at Harappa.com. This includes the complete photographs from the 2nd season at Harappa 1923-24.