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The Painted Grey Ware culture (PGW) is an Iron Age culture of Gangetic plain, lasting from roughly. 1100 BC to 600 BC. It is contemporary to, and a successor of the Black and red ware culture. It probably corresponds to the late Vedic civilization. It is succeeded by Northern Black Polished Ware from ca. 500 BC Iron Age Axe found on Gotland This article is about the archaeological period known as the Iron Age, for the mythological Iron Age see Iron Age (mythology). ... The Indo-Gangetic Plain is a rich, fertile and ancient land encompassing most of northern and eastern India and parts of Pakistan. ... (Redirected from 1100 BC) Centuries: 13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC Decades: 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC - 1100s BC - 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC Events and Trends 1100 BC - Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria conquers the Hittites... Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC Decades: 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC - 600s BC - 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC Events and Trends Fall of the Assyrian Empire and Rise of Babylon 609 BC _ King Josiah... The black and red ware culture (BRW) is an early Iron Age archaeological culture of the northern Indian Subcontinent. ... The Vedic civilization is the Indo-Aryan culture associated with the Vedas, the earliest known records of Indian history. ... The Northern Black Polished Ware culture (NBPW) of the Indian subcontinent (ca. ...

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Panchala corresponds to the geographical area between the Ganges River and Yamuna River (anciently called Jumna by the Greeks), around the city of Kanpur and Benares. ... The political process among the ancient Aryans appears to have originally started with semi-nomadic tribal units called Jana (meaning tribe). ...

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  • http://pubweb.cc.u-tokai.ac.jp/indus/english/3_1_07.html
  • http://pubweb.cc.u-tokai.ac.jp/indus/english/3_1_01.html

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Painted Grey Ware culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (337 words)
The Painted Grey Ware culture (PGW) is an Iron Age culture of Gangetic plain, lasting from roughly 1100 BC to 350 BC.
It is contemporary to, and a successor of the Black and red ware culture.
The pottery style of this culture is different from the pottery of the Iranian Plateau and Afghanistan (Bryant 2001).
The Myth of Aryan Invasion of India (181 words)
One of the more recent archeological ideas is that the Vedic culture is evidenced by Painted Grey Ware pottery in north India, which appears to date around 1000 BC and was found in the same region between the Ganges and Yamuna as later Vedic culture is related to.
Painted Grey Ware culture represents an indigenous cultural development and does not reflect any cultural intrusion from the West, that is, an Indo-Aryan invasion.
Painted Grey Ware is associated with sites that occur after the drying up of the Sarasvati river, which further indicates its post-Vedic nature.
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