Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
A Bronze Age civilisation located along the basin of the Indus river, in the northwestern regions of South Asia comprising present-day northeastern Afghanistan, Pakistan and western and northwestern India. The civilisation is dated between c. 3000–1300 BCE and is known for its urban planning, drainage and water supply systems as well as the presence of non-residential architectural sites. Notable cities from the civilisation include Mohenjo-daro and Harappa.