Q. The term “Meluhha” for Indus valley civilization was used by?
Explanation: One of the sources of Harappan economy was trade and exchange activities. Harappans had close trade contacts with the Mesopotamians and also with various cultures of India.
- The Harappan seals and materials have been found in the Sumerian sites in Oman, Bahrain, and Iraq and Iran.
- The cuneiform inscriptions mention the trade contacts between Mesopotamia and Harappans.
- The mention of “Meluhha” in the cuneiform inscriptions refers to the Indus region.
Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT