The Indus Valley

The Indus Valley - The Indus Valley -Indus River -3000-1500...

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The Indus Valley -Indus River -3000-1500 BCE -Harappa -Mohenjo-Daro Mohenjo-Daro -mud & baked brick buildings -elaborate baths and covered drainage system -large granary Harappa -massive mud brick wall fortification -drainage system similar to ^ city -streets in grid -garbage collection systems Indo-European Invasion -1500 BCE -Aryan invaders crossed the Khyber Pass on horseback South India: Madurai -highly ornate temple complexes at city center -double wall to protect temple from Muslim invasions -roads formed squares around the complex Madurai: Sri Meenakshi Temple -largest temple in India Mogul Islamic Empire -700 CE -Muslim invaders displaced Indo-European (Aryan) Shahjanabad -1648 -Established by Shah Jahan who built Taj Mahal (1630-1653) -now part of New Delhi -Architectural style was fusion of muslim and Hundu styles -Massive fortresses, magnificent palaces, beautiful mosques Shahjanabad: Jama Masjid -built by Shah Jahan when he oved capital from Agra -completed in 1656
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course URS 1006 taught by Professor Chriscoutts during the Fall '07 term at FSU.

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