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Indus Valley Civilization

Explore the splendor of the Indus Valley civilization.

Rise of International Trade

Archaeologist Jeff Rose examines the history of a petroglyph in Oman.

The Merchant's Seal

The merchant’s seal was a guarantee of quality goods.

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