UPSC History The Harappan Civilization Question Bank Indus Valley Civizlization

  • question_answer In the Indus Valley Civilization period, Lapis-Lazuli was imported from:

    A)  Badakhshah                 

    B)  Iran                 

    C)         Mesopotamia      

    D)         Gujrat 

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    The Sar-i Sang mines in the region of Badakhshah in north east Afghanistan were probably the source for all Lapis-Lazuli used by the ancient people. So the people of Indus Valley Civilization period imported Lapis-Lazuli from Badakhshah (Afghanistan).


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