Radioactive skeletons of Mohenjo Daro

A few bizarre views of the skeletons and the obvious questions raised  in Mohenjo Daro were:

  •  Skeletons were found lying face down in the street – many holding hands. Their faces and body positioning suggested they suffered a sudden, violent death. What really happened to these people?      
Skeletons in their working position : What seemed a sudden death.


  • There were no evidences of scavengers.The human bones found were remarkably well preserved. Why did the wild animals avoided scavenging their remains, and why, even after thousands of years, have their bones not decayed?


Well preserved bones : From thousands of years


  • The presence of radiation at the site. An epicenter where Vitrification is present.British researcher David Davenport claimed to have found a 50-yard-wide epicenter at Mohenjo Daro where everything appeared to have been fused through a transformative process known as vitrification.

What lead to formation of the epicenter in the region?

Epicenter of Vitrification.




is an archeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2500 BCE, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world’s earliest major urban settlements, contemporaneous with the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete, and Norte Chico. Mohenjo-daro was abandoned in the 19th century BCE as the Indus Valley Civilization declined, and the site was not rediscovered until the 1920s. Significant excavation has since been conducted at the site of the city, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. Wiki Link for Mohenjo daro


One of the first problems with this theory is the city itself. Its buildings are still intact, some of which are 15 ft. high. And they are made out of mud.A nuclear weapon whose main destructive power is in the force of its blast wave would be able to topple most of the  mud-brick buildings. So anomaly in the nuclear war theory arises.  

The excavated ruins of Mohenjo-daro in Sindh

But moving on, what about these skeletons? And not only do these 37 bodies show no signs of dying suddenly, the date of their deaths vary sometimes as much as a thousand years from one another. None of the archaeologists involved thought these skeletons suggested a sudden catastrophe.


This can be chalked up to Mohenjo Daro being literally one of the hottest places on earth, with temperatures reaching very high. And because it’s also really dry, it is a perfect climate for preservation . In fact this is also probably the reason the mud-brick buildings are still standing as well.

The problem with the claims about there being radiation at Mohenjo Daro is that we don’t know where this claim came from. It certainly wasn’t any of the scientists involved with the Mohenjo Daro digs that claimed it, and the Ancient
Astronaut theorists don’t site any references with which to check this claim, so until the presence of radiation can be proven to exist at the site, there is no reason to address it. ( I could not really find any suitable citation to the claim that the city is really radioactive )

But it continues to surprise. Fascination in the beauty of older techniques or natural ways.



Well, according to archeologists it wasn’t exactly an epicenter of anything. It was a small amount of broken pottery which, because pottery is put in a fire to harden it, it contains a specific type of vitrification called Frit.

They threw in the word epicenter to make it seem more legitimate. But there is no epicenter of anything except pottery at this site. of a meteorite. There is Frit which is partially fused sand and other chemicals in the presence of heated pottery – that’s what was found at Mohenjo Daro.

While some believe it to be from the adverse effects of the war of Mahabharata, Reality still eludes. One question still couldn’t be answered, and that indeed was the reason behind the radioactivity of the skeletons found. It was not war of Mahabharata, that was clear. And the claim of a radioactive Isotope was not satisfactory. People still research and draw their own conclusion. This was mine, from all the information I could gather, recollect and reflect here.

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