Fragments of pottery discovered from Indus Valley.

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Beef Dominated Diet Of Indus Valley Population: Cambridge Study

Cambridge University scholar Akshyeta Suryanarayan-led study has revealed that beef and pork consumption was dominant in the Indus Valley Civilization (IVC).  Akshyeta, who was studying the food habits of the IVC, based her thesis on basis of lipid residue observation of Harappan pottery in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. While over 50% of the domesticated animals were cattle/buffalo, the dominant proportions of cattle bones excavated suggest the… read-more

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 01:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: India, Haryana, Cambridge University, Beef, Indus Valley Civilisation

Courtesy: The Indian Express