Ancient History of Rajasthan

Rajput clans emerged and held their sway over different parts of Rajasthan from about 700 AD. Before that, Rajasthan was a part of several republics. It was a part of the Mauryan Empire. Other major republics that dominated this region include the Malavas, Arjunyas, Yaudhyas, Kushans, Saka Satraps, Guptas and Hunas.The Rajput clans’ ascendancy in Indian history was during the period from the eighth to the twelfth century AD. The Pratihars ruled Rajasthan and most of northern India during 750-1000 A.D. During 1000-1200 AD., Rajasthan witnessed the struggle for supremacy between Chalukyas, Parmars and Chauhans.

This page covers history from Rajasthan till 1200 A.D and is divided into two sections:

  • A. Till 900 A.D
  • B. From 900 A.D. – 1200 A.D

A. Ancient History of Rajasthan (  Till 900 CE)

Stone Age in Rajasthan

  • Palaeolithic or Old-Stone Age
    • 5,00,000 – 1,00,000 BC: Lower Palaeolithic or Early Old Stone Age [ Didwana ]
    • 1,00,000 – 40,000 BC: Middle Palaeolithic or Middle Old Stone Age [Luni Valley | Budha Pushkar ]
    • 40,000 – 10,000 BC: Upper Palaeolithic or Later Old Stone Age

Indus Valley Civilization in Rajasthan

Chalolithic Cultures of Rajasthan

Iron-Age in Rajasthan

Historical Period of Rajasthan

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B. Ancient History of Rajasthan ( 900 CE – 1200 CE)

Rulers of Ancient Rajasthan

Polity & Administration of Rajasthan during Ancient Period

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