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Harappa Civilisation not violence free

Research at Appalachian State University USA indicates that there seems to be clear signs of internal and structured violence within what had previously been thought to be a ‘perfect‘ and peaceful society.


The picture above is of the ruins at Mohenjodaro in Sindh another of Indus major cities.

This pattern can conservatively be interpreted as evidence for social hierarchy at Harappa, but it appears likely that structural violence—unequal power, uneven access to resources, systematic oppression, and outright violence—also existed here.

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