Our study reported in BBC, CNN and Times of India

Our study on the skeletons found at Rakhigarhi cemetery of Indus Valley Civilization was reported by BBC, CNN and Times of India.

The Harappan Civilization, one of the earliest complex societies in the world, flourished on the Indian subcontinent. Although many additional Harappan settlements and cemeteries have been discovered and investigated, no coupled burials at Harappan cemeteries have been reported to date. In 2013–2016, we excavated the cemetery of the Rakhigarhi site (Haryana), the largest city of the Harappan Civilization. At the site, we found a grave that turned out to be a coupled (joint) burial of the primary type. This report is the first anthropologically confirmed case of coupled burial from a Harappan cemetery.


The details were already published in A young couple's grave found in the Rakhigarhi cemetery of the Harappan Civilization

Please see the links:

BBC NEWS: Harappa grave of ancient 'couple' reveals secrets

CNN: Ancient lovers found in Indian burial site mystify and intrigue archaeologists

Times of India: In a first, ancient couple found in Harappan grave 

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