News FocusUNMASKING THE INDUS

Trench Warfare: Modern Borders Split the Indus

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Science  06 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5881, pp. 1282-1283
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5881.1282

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The bitter partition of British India in 1947 created a fault line through the middle of what was once the Indus civilization (see main text) that to this day prevents Indian and Pakistani researchers working on Indus sites from collaborating with one another or even visiting each other's excavations.