UPSC History The Harappan Civilization Question Bank Indus Valley Civizlization

  • question_answer The Director General of Archaeological Survey of India at the time of the excavation of Harappan site was:

    A)  Dayaram Sahni            

    B)  R.D. Banerji     

    C)  John Marshall   

    D)         Mortimer Wheeler

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    At the time of excavation of Harappan site, the Director General of Archaeological Survey of India was John Marshall (1902-28). In 1921, he focused on the Indus Valley, which led to the discovery of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, the ancient cities Harappa and Mohenjodaro.'

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