•In 1920s Harappan Civilization wasdiscovered and dated to 3
mill. BCE onthe basis of its contacts with West Asiancivilization•Since the Vedas had already been dated,be it wrongly, to 1200 BCE, the
declared tobe Non-Vedic. And since the onlyother major language-group was theDravidian, it was readily assumedthat the Harappans were a Dravidian-speaking people.
•In 1946 Wheeler discovered a fort atHarappa; and since the Aryan god Indra ismentioned in the
i.e. ‘destroyer of forts’, he declared that
Aryan Invaders destroyed Harappan