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Indus River Valley Civilization
Transcript of Indus River Valley Civilization
Greenwood, Chad. “ECONOMICS OF THE INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION.” csuchico.edu. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://www.csuchico.edu/~cheinz/syllabi/asst001/fall97/2chd.htm>.
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“Surroundings.” River Valley Civilization guide. website employees, 12 Sept. 1996. Web. 25 Sept. 2012. <http://www.rivervalleycivilizations.com/indus.php>. Bibliography All houses are one or two stories
All houses are more or less identical to eachother
Each house is built around a courtyard, with windows over looking the courtyard.
Each house is built of baked brick with flat roofs
Each house has its own private well and private bathroom
Pipes lead from bathroom to sewers beneath the streets Trade based economy
Comes into regular contact with far away lands due to consistant traficing by river
Farmed wheat, barley, beans,rice and beans
in the northern area (dry plains) people domesticate cattle and buffalo
Specialized workers make unique goods such as pottery and clothing Indus River Valley Civilation Maps Cities Technology Avanced irrigation systems
Precise measurement and weighing equipment
Technology developed to help with trading such as boats and carts
Most technology developed helps with maintaing agreculture
Tools consturucted from bronze, copper, iron and clay There is no single ruller but several : each city has a different ruler
Eveyone has equal status in harrapan and there is not one particular ruler in that city Worship many different gods and godesses
Yoga is very prevelant
Hinduisum developed from the eary indus river vally civilizations religion There where many settlements among the Idus River Valley civilazation. These included Harappa, Lothal, Mohenjo-daro , Dholavira, Kalibanga, and Rakhigarhi. All of those cities where all located around present-day Pakistan and northwest India. All of these well developed cities combined formed the Indus River Valley civilazation. One major differnece between Indus and other civilazation is that they have a lot of small cities spread while other places have one large empire. Travel to Indus River Valley Civilazation