) () is one of the provinces of Pakistan
. Sindh was home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, the Indus Valley civilization
Paleolithic and Mesolithic era
is one of the most important Paleolithic site discovered in southern Sindh, few kilometers south of Hyderabad
, on the right side of the Indus River
. According to the aspect and surface patina of the tools, the flint assemblages can be attributed to the Early, Middle and Late (Upper) Paleolithic periods.
, along the coast east of Karachi, Karachi University
team has discovered a few Mesolithic
and Late Palaeolithic
sites. Most of these sites have vanished during the last twenty years. Nevertheless their discovery shed new light on the prehistory of the coastal area of Lower Sindh. Scatters of flint were found in different spots, some of which were associated with Terebralia palustris mangrove shells.
The Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites found by Karachi University
team on the Mulri Hills
, in front of Karachi University Campus, constitute one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in Sindh during the last fifty years. The last hunter-gatherers, who left abundant traces of their passage, repeatedly inhabited the Hills. Some twenty different spots of flint tools were discovered during the surface surveys.
Copper to the Bronze Age
The mound of Amri
is located along the right bank of the Indus River
, south of Dadu
. The excavations carried out by the French Archaeological... Read More