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Unformatted text preview: flooded by Indus). Orderly planned city possesses some type of order. In the Indus valley, the city center is always to the west. Absence of royal tombs. Believed that the upper structure was made of timber. Evidence of granary possibly refuted because of lack of pottery used for grain. Great Bath, Granary, Drainage System – used by commoners and priests for ritual tasks, bathing. Series of rooms along outside used for bathing. Waterproofed tank, 40ft by 23ft by 8ft deep. Brick lined fitted for waterproofing. Religious ritual function, water perhaps was to purify. Axis stair sets suggest significance of the order of the work. Wells located throughout the city to supply fresh water. Looking almost like towers as layers of the city were added. Some were private most were for public use. Indentations in the floor where water jars were placed. High precision in cutting the brick to form a circle of the brick well. City oriented to north south axis....
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2008 for the course ARCH 350 taught by Professor Iarocci during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '08