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Indus Valley Civilization

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The Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization, was a Bronze Age civilization that thrived in parts of modern day Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India. At its most flourishing point, the Indus Valley Civilization likely had a population of more than five million. The Indus Valley Civilization is noted for its metallurgy, urban planning, handicrafts, and elaborate water supply systems.
Dayanand Sahani, in the year 1921.
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The Indus Valley Civilisation grew steadily and prospered for about 1000 years. Around 1500 BCE, the Indus Valley Civilisation rapidly declined. It ended with Mohenjo-Daro being abandoned around 1200BCE and Harappa soon after. Archaeological evidence, such as signs of constant rebuilding of walls an…
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The Indus River Valley civilizations was one of the first areas populated in South Asia. The Indus Civilization lasted from around 2800 BC to around 1800 BC. The area was discovered during the 1920's when the city of Harappa was found and studied. This area was located in what is now Pakistan.
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A hammer, pots, pans, and tools
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The people who lived in the ancient Indus Valley were the ancestors of modern north Indians and Pakistanis. They were farmers, soldiers, artisans, priests, kings, fishermen, and sailors. They traded with Mesopotamia and Egypt.
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Yes - it was a major population centre and today is Pakistan.
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The discovery of the ancient ruins of Harappa by Dayaram Sahni in 1921 and of Mohenjodaro by Rakhaldas Banerjee in 1922-1923,both officers of Archaeological Survey of India. It is estimated that the Indus Valley Civilization flourished between 3,000BCE and 2,000BCE.
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the animals domesticated in the indus valley civilisation were donkey goat , sheep , cow , buffallo etcetera etcetera
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The Indus River Valley government was run by religious leaders because religion was a big part of the government.
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Centralized Government, some believe it may have been a theocracy.
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The Indus Valley civilization was highly advanced and organized. Archeology indicates that they practiced dentistry, were capable of advanced mathematical derivations and calculations, and had municipal sewage systems.
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Women wore skirts and necklaces, men wore an off-the-shoulder robe.
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Yes.
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it is the world's first civilisation dating back to 5000 bc.they used bronze and copper for the first time.they had deep knowledge in architecture,civil enginnering,metals,trade and agriculture.they built the world's first planned cities(harappa and mohenjadro),they built world's first drainage syst…
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The Indus Valley Tradition is a term used to refer to the cultures of the Indus and Ghaggar-Hakra rivers, stretching from the Neolithic Mehrgarh period down to the Iron Age or Indo-Gangetic Tradition. The Indus Valley Tradition is divided into four eras, and each era can be divided into various phas…
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indus is india * * * * *Indus is NOT India. It is the name of a river that flows mostly through Pakistan.
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The Indus Valley was in present day Pakistan and India.
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the Aryans did
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The indus valley leaders were dogs who were pampered with what ever they desired some say the dogs had demons in them but that's just a tale.
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His exhausted troops refused to fight any more.
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Around 1700 BCE
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Indus valley civilization vanished by a war Aryan's attack Indus valley civilization
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Drying up of the Saraswati River, a process which had begun around 1900 BCE, was the main cause. Other experts speak of a great flood in the area. Either event would have had catastrophic effects on agricultural activity, making the economy no longer sustainable and breaking the civic order of the c…
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Might be an Earthquack or river dried, or invaders attacked
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there are three possibilities: 1. a layer of ash was found at one of the sites this indicates large scale burning of fire2. there was a skeleton in another site this indicates a mass massacre3. a natural disaster might have occurred mostly a flood because of the overflowing of river Indusindus valle…
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The Indus Valley seals were imprinted on ceramics or clay. Most believe that the imprints were used as tags and to seal bundles of goods. See the links below for more information and some interesting ideas and opinions on the seals. Also try 'Indus Script Dictionary' on Facebook for photos and some…
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mostly fish from the nile,fruits and things like that.
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priestkingsmerchantsan assembly of eldersanswer it! Quick!
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The Indus Valley had many values such as the crops and cattle that they raised. They had a lot of clay which they exported to nearby civilizations and cities.
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The Indus Vally was a very early civilization but it was not the 1st, there were civilizations during pre-history many many thousands of years ago. The first civilizations that we have proof of are the ones who settled between the Tigris and Euphrates river; Mesopotamia (in modern day Iraq). The 1st…
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This is DX is the best.........ROGIIVC
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it is one of the best preserved large size terracotta , representing it as mother goddess. This statue is made up of clay then baked in fire, as per the terracotta process .The head gear of this statue comprises of small bowls life forms on both sides of the head gear. The figure is wearing a mini s…
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Harappan or Indus Valley script consisted of fewer than 200 signs, which included images of stick figure men, wheels, horns, chickens, jars, and many other things. The script was used in India and Pakistan from 3300 BC to 1900 BC. To see examples of Indus script, visit 'Indus Script Dictionary' at F…
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You should do some research instead of using answers.com. You lazy bum.
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yes they had 2 queens ons name was Hatshepsut and the others name was Luloputiz.
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yes there were and they were behaved very badly
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there is not enough information to say if there was a king or not
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through spoken language and seals (like hieroglyphs)
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The first evidence of human settlement dates from between 6000 and 4000 BCE.
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The Indus valley was used for pasture and farmland by the Harappans who lived there. They also built carefully planned cities of mud brick there.
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sir john marshall discovered indus valley or harrapan civilization.
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It is thought that it ended because of large floods.
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The British wanted to add Indus valley to their empire for two main reasons:- The region was fertile and populated, so there were profits to be made.If they controlled Indus valley, they could easily block any further Russian advance into Afghanistan. They conquered Indus valley in 1838
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Because the Harappan society is the basis of all Indian society, and it was based in the Indus Valley. In addition, it is a major source for crops, water, and bustling trade.
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they traded grains, clothing, pottery or art, animals, jewelry, metal (utensils).Hope this helps!
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there was none language
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No, they built the Indus Valley Civilization.
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one of the main city is Harappa. It is now in Pakistan.
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The Indus Valley invented a running pulmbing system.
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Yes, like all the other urban civilizations, the indus valley was also fertile.
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for unknown reasons
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Since the Indus script has not been deciphered and even the language it represents is not yet known(*), there is no clear understanding of the script or how it works. Given the number of signs used (perhaps somewhere between 375 and 425), it is likely to be a "mixed" script with some phonemes (sound…
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yes they did they had a lot of pets in cluding dos cats birds elphants camles monkeys and about 281 more hope this is good enough
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Some of its features were the stone blocks and its toilets in the houses
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Yes, they did as the performed the ceremony of burying a baby and a mother together in a grave and also burying all the house hold materials
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The invasion of the Aryans
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Their products, goods, ideas, etc reached people in lower knowledge areas.
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One of the most prevalently found artifacts from the Indus Valley civilization (also known as the Harrappa peoples) is it's beautiful jewelry. The Indus Valley civilization itself, for those that do not know, was a merchant oriented civilization that sprang up in Pakistan and India on the borders o…
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the people did the following jobs : cattle rearing , pottery making , Chariot making , jewellery making etc. Priesthood was one of the most prestigious jobs.
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Rice and fish were staple foods of the Indus Valley civilization.
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from 3300 BC to 1300 BC
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Mohanjo-daro and Harappa
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As somebody else has answered it, it has been estimated from 3300 BC to 1300 BC. The peak period is said to be from 2500 BC to 2000 BC.
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The ' upper-town area' of the cities of indus valley called 'CITADEL AREA'.
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The Indo Iranians were settled in Iranian plateau and north of Hindu Kush Mountains since 2800 BC. They start the culture of horse and chariots. The indo Iranians were the successors of the Proto Indo European people they played an important part in history of India.
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I think they came before it
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They made rules to go by.  
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It has 2 reasons. 1) It was famous for its wealth. 2) Coming of peoples towards Indus Valley brought others towards it.
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Yes,it does.The Indus Valley Civilisation drainage system is a roadside type of drainage.
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They had granary to store crops and river systems to get water to the crops, they would also make sculptures and other artifacts (taken from "Pearson My World History")
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The indus valley was present in ancient India. Now that place is a part of Pakistan and India.
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There are a number of different places where one can find more information about the Indus Valley Civilization. There is information on Wikipedia, as well as on the Teach India Project's website.
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Harrapa is the only one city of Indus Valley Civilization so it should not be considered or called Harrapan Civilizations ..... Indus Valley Civilization has around 1500 discovered sites ... so please keep naming it INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION... thanks
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features of the Indus religion: a Great Male God and a Mother Goddess; deification or veneration of animals and plants; symbolic representation of the phallus (linga) and vulva (yoni); and, use of baths and water in religious practice.
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The ancient cities in the Indus Valley were advanced in terms of hunting and fishing. They were also experts in cartography, as well as mapping out the solar and lunar system.
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