The ancestors of the present day Indian people were descended from the early human ancestors of Africa and they have settled down as farmers and fishers along the reaches of the Indus River Valley in 2600 B. C. E

Indus River Valley Civilization

. The residents of the Indus River Valley Civilization were very articulate group of people and they practice jewelry making unlike other people of the advanced civilizations of the time. These societies along the river quickly advanced into larger political units and they became the basis for the first Indian empire, the Maruyan Empire.