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Indus River Valley

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Sarah Loprieno

on 15 October 2012

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Indus River Valley Job Specialization WRITING Short inscriptions made up of characters and pictographic signs (similar to Egyptian hieroglyphics and Mesopotamian cuneiform) have been found on seals, pottery, and other objects. Evidence of
scribes
craft specialists
merchants
builders
shopkeepers Cities Arts Religion no taste for monumental sculpture
preferred small-scale sculptures, human and animal. The 3 most well known cities in the Indus River Valley are Mohenjo-Daro, Dholavira, and Harappa. believed in gods buried dead in wooden coffins had ceremonies to worship gods Location Indus RIver Valley Government regulated economic systems
archaeologists conclude that there was some form of ruling body, but exactly what type is unclear Indus Civilization existed from ac. 2500 to ac.1700 BCE

sometimes called the Harappan civilization, after the city of Harappa

first major archaeological evidence was discovered in the 1920s in Harappa Public Works may have used some sort of irrigation system

no palaces, monuments, or temples have been found Crafts Craftsmen created
pottery
fine ceramics
tools
agate and onyx beads
gold and silver jewelry covered more territory than the older civilizations in Egypt and Mesopotamia
spread from southern India into what is now Pakistan and parts of Afghanistan, as well as west to the border of modern Iran and north to the Himalayas. found statues that may have represented gods or goddesses Important Leaders no leaders known had some kind of king or high priest THE END Works Cited "Indus Valley Civilization (Overview)." World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 11 Oct. 2012.
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