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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.
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...
Might be an Earthquack or river dried, or invaders attacked
Dayanand Sahani, in the year 1921. 
mostly fish from the nile,fruits and things like that.
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...
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...
yes they had 2 queens ons name was Hatshepsut and the others name was Luloputiz.
The first evidence of human settlement dates from between 6000 and 4000 BCE.
It is thought that it ended because of large floods.
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
they traded grains, clothing, pottery or art, animals, jewelry, metal (utensils).Hope this helps!
The Indus Valley invented a running pulmbing system.
Yes, like all the other urban civilizations, the indus valley was also fertile.
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...
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
Some of its features were the stone blocks and its toilets in the houses
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
Their products, goods, ideas, etc reached people in lower knowledge  areas.
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...
the people did the following jobs : cattle rearing , pottery making , Chariot making , jewellery making etc. Priesthood was one of the most prestigious jobs.
Rice and fish were staple foods of the Indus Valley civilization.
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.
The ' upper-town area' of the cities of indus valley called 'CITADEL AREA'.
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.
  They made rules to go by.    
It has 2 reasons. 1) It was famous for its wealth. 2) Coming of peoples towards Indus Valley brought others towards it.
Yes,it does.The Indus Valley Civilisation drainage system is a roadside type of drainage.
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")
The indus valley was present in ancient India. Now that place is a  part of Pakistan and India.
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.
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...
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
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.
There are many speculations. Some say that there was either massive floods or drought. There is also a theory that aliens attacked the cities. However these are mostly rumors.
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.
Through millions of years of floodwaters.
River valleys with soil and water to support crops and hence humandevelopment and civilisation.
Ancient Egyptian communities were able to grow and become  successful due in large part to
We have not learned much of India's government
They were among the first to develop a system of uniform weights  and measures. Their building bricks were very uniform making city  planning easy. Their art was highly advanced. Terracotta, steatite  and bronze human and animal figurines with anatomically correct  proportions have been found....
The buildings were made from wood from the forest
India and Pakistan are presently located in the area of the Indus valley. The river Indus originating from the western Himalayas passes through Kashmir dividing it into POK (Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) and Jammu and Kashmir of Indian Union. China, Afghanistan and Nepal are other neighboring countries...
Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia it was one of three early  civilization of the Old World, and of the three the most widespread  It flourished in the basins of the Indus River, one of the major  rivers of Asia, and the Ghaggar-Hakra River, which once coursed  through northwest India and...
Because it was fertile and well watered and offered a settledliving.
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...
Like all civilisations, the environment generated a surplus of foodso that resources could be diverted to other activity rather thanmere survival.
Fertile land, ample water supply, favourable climate.
It was located in the Indus River valley in today's Pakistan.
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...
The Indus River Valley civilizations was one of the first areaspopulated in South Asia. The Indus Civilization lasted from around2800 BC to around 1800 BC. The area was discovered during the1920's when the city of Harappa was found and studied. This areawas located in what is now Pakistan.
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.
Indus valley civilization vanished by a war Aryan's attack Indus valley civilization