Indus Valley Civilization Diet Had Dominance Of Meat, Preference For Beef, Reveals Study

INDIA Team Latestly|

A new study published in the ‘Journal of Archaeological Science’ has revealed that the diet of people from the accident Indus Valley civilization was dominated by meat. In fact, reportedly, experts assume that the tandoori roti & chicken may have first come from the Indus Valley civilization. It finds dominance of animal products such as meat of pigs, cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat, as well as dairy products, used in ancient ceramic vessels from rural and urban settlements of Indus Valley civilisation in northwest India, in present-day Haryana & Uttar Pradesh. The study, titled “Lipid residues in pottery from the Indus Civilisation in northwest India” was led by Akshyeta Suryanarayan as a part of her PhD thesis at the University of Cambridge. The study looks at the food habit of the people of that era on the basis of lipid residue analysis found in pottery from Harappan sites in Haryana. Watch the video to know more.

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