NASA, ISRO Team Up to Inspect 'Oldest Civilisation' Site in Haryana

 
Share on Facebook Tweet Share Share Reddit
NASA, ISRO Team Up to Inspect 'Oldest Civilisation' Site in Haryana

Teams of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) would inspect the excavation being carried out at an archaeological site in Haryana's Fatehabad district to verify claims of it being the oldest civilisation in the world.

Archaeologists have recovered artefacts pre-dating the Harappan Civilisation from the site, located in village Kunal in Fatehabad district.

NASA and ISRO inspection is likely to be done in October this year, 2017, Haryana Archaeology and Museums Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Monday.

"The recovery of artefacts, estimated to be 6,000 years old, strongly indicated that the civilisation that had flourished in Kunal was in fact the oldest civilisation in the world. The Harappan Civilisation, considered so far to be the oldest civilisation, flourished about 3,500 years ago," the Minister said.

The artefacts recovered included ornaments and pots, apart from spherical structures.

The Haryana government is considering to establish international-level museums at Kunal and Rakhigarhi.

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Further reading: Haryana, India, ISRO, NASA, Science
WannaCry Ransomware: Meet the 22-Year-Old Whiz Kid Who Foiled the Cyber-Attacks
Laptop Ban: US, EU to Meet on Airline Security on Wednesday
 
 

Advertisement