Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo
Historydraft Logo
The Great Stupa at Sanchi

31st Century BC to 4th Century BC

South Asia

Continue in Storyteller   Timeline

Ancient India

According to consensus in modern genetics, anatomically modern humans first arrived on the Indian subcontinent from Africa between 73,000 and 55,000 years ago. However, the earliest known human remains in South Asia date to 30,000 years ago. Settled life, which involves the transition from foraging to farming and pastoralism, began in South Asia around 7,000 BCE.

Continue in Storyteller  

Also available in: Arabic