An archaeological site called Sinauli has been found in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat area. It is located near the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers, about 70 kilometers from New Delhi. The site has uncovered connections to early Vedic Age civilizations, which might be related to the Mahabharata or the Ramayana.
The Archaeological Society of India claims that the discovery near Sinauli, Uttar Pradesh, might change our view of modern Harappan society. Near a burial chamber in Sinauli, Uttar Pradesh, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) claimed to have discovered the remains of two chariots and eight well-preserved bodies. Later on, a huge chunk of objects like pottery, graveyards, and other objects were excavated. Sinauli is regarded as a significant contemporaneous Harappan burial site.
116 burial sites were found within a year of the excavations starting in 2005. As a result, throughout the Chalcolithic era, it was considered one of India’s largest known necropolis. The graveyards are distinct from those of the Indus Valley Civilization. The tombs contained underground rooms, and the coffins had four legs.
Vases, bowls, and jars are found in the tombs strategically placed close to the body. Along with the soldiers’ bodies, rice was discovered buried in those pots. Eight anthropomorphic figures (things that resemble humans) were discovered in one coffin during excavation.
One remarkable aspect of the tombs is that they resembled Vedic civilization rather than Indus Valley culture. The impressions of fabric show that the bodies were purified, similar to how it is done in modern Hindu traditions.
The excavations came to a conclusion in 2005–2006. In 2018, it was brought to light once more after a farmer claimed to have discovered antiquities in the ground while cultivating a field. According to a story in the Hindustan Times, the ASI acted when the farmer discovered chunks of copper in the ground.