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Bronze Age Culture of Uttar Pradesh | Protohistory of Uttar Pradesh | History, Civilization, Culture, and Ancient Cities of UP | UPPSC General Studies ( GS)-V

Bronze Age Culture of Uttar Pradesh:

The Bronze Age is the transitional period between the Copper Age and Iron Age. In this period, Bronze metal were commonly used for daily life.

Bronze is an alloy of copper ( about 90 %) and Tin ( about 10 %). 

Urbanization started during the Bronze Age.

Indus Valley civilization flourished in India during the Bronze Age. 

The following are the major sites of Uttar Pradesh of Bronze Age:

  • Sanauli
  • Alamgir
  • Hulas
  • Mandi

Sanauli ( Sinauli) Village: 

The wooden chariot was found at Sinauli village in the Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh. 

It belongs to the Bronze Age ( 2200BC-1800BC ).

Apart from chariots, swords, and caskets were also found at Sanauli village.


Alamgir is the easternmost site of the Harappan civilization, which is located on the bank of the Yamuna River in Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh.

Remains of many ceramics items like roof tiles, dishes, cups, etc have been found in Alamgir.


Hulas is located in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh.


Mandi is located in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. 

It is a Harappan site.

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