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Ancient India

bronze statue of a dancer
Bronze dancer from Mohenjo Daro
(about 2000 BC)

Indian History

Indian Government

Indian Economy

Daily Life in India

Indian Architecture

Indian Art

Indian Philosophy

Indian Literature

Indian Science

Indian Religion


India Projects

Costumes, Projects, and Food for Ancient India
India after 1500 AD

Bibliography and further reading about Ancient India:

Ancient Indian Art and Architecture
Ancient Indian Stories and Literature
Ancient Indian Science home

Ancient India learning tools and gifts

Play the Indian game of Parcheesi

The game of chess also comes from India

India sari costume - act out traditional Indian stories

Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

Professor Carr's PSU page

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