Banas Culture

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The name given to a series of early Bronze Age agricultural communities living along the Banas River in Rajasthan, India, in the early 2nd millennium bc. Their material culture is characterized by black‐on‐red pottery which sometimes has white painted decoration, red‐ware pottery, and copper and bronze tools and ornaments made from local ore sources. Their houses are made in stone and mud brick.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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