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Painted Grey ware period is known for the use of (June)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Steel

b.

Copper

c.

Brass

d.

Iron

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Answer

d.

Explanation

  • PGW is the phase which saw the development of small centres in and around the Ganga, Yammuna doab.
  • The period was marked by the pottery which was Grey in colour along with evidences of iron artefacts which have been found at sites like Atranjikhera, Jhakhera, Hastinapur along with the remains of PGW thus suggesting that the period had yielded remains of pottery.
  • The copper is a prominent metal of the chalcolithic period along with both brass and steel discovered in the subsequent period.
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Image of Painted Grey Ware

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