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Harappa people ate a multi-grain, high-protein “Laddu”: Study

Lucknow: Scientific research on materials found during excavations in Rajastan reveals that Harappa people were consuming high-protein, multi-grain “laddu” (food balls) about 4,000 years ago. became. Wet) climatic conditions.

From 2014 to 2017, at least seven “Laddus” were discovered in 2017 during the excavation of the Harapan archaeological site of 4MSR (formerly known as Binjor) in western Rajasthan (near the Pakistani border). ..

The study, jointly conducted by the Birbal Sahni Institute of Archeology (BSIP) in Lucknow and the Indian Archaeological Research Institute (ASI) in New Delhi, was recently published in Elsevier’s Journal of Archeology: Report.

“Seven similar large brown’laddoos’, two bull figurines, and a copper adze on hand (an ax-like tool used to cut or mold wood) at the Harapan archaeological site in Anupgarh, Rajasthan. Excavated by ASI in. .. These food balls, dating back to about 2600 B.C.E., were found to be well preserved as hard structures acted as roofs and fell to prevent them from being crushed, “said Rajesh Agnihotri, senior scientist at BSIP. Mr. says.


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