From Mehrgarh, the second oldest (6,500 to 2,500 BCE) Indus Valley Civilization site after Bhirrana, Haryana, India. It lies on the Kacchi Plain of Balochistan, Pakistan. One of the earliest sites with evidence of farming and herding in South Asia. Mehrgarh, near the Bolan Pass, west of the Indus River valley between the Pakistani cities of Quetta, Kalat and Sibi. Earliest neolithic settlements along the Indus date to ca. 7,000 BCE.