a-South-Asia-Indus-comp

a-South-Asia-Indus-comp - Period 1 (6500-5500 BC) mud-brick...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Period 1 (6500-5500 BC) mud-brick storage compartments at Mehrgarh (Baluchistan; western Pakistan) Early Neolithic villages had fairly large populations, long-distance trade and may have begun to store of surplus foods Indus Civilization Early Harappan, or Era of Regionalization (3200-2600 BC) Mature Harappan , or Era of Integration (2600-1900 BC) Eclipse of Indus, or Era of Localization (1900-1200 BC) Origins of Indus Civilization Diffusion from Mesopotamia, as urban settlements seemed to appear suddenly without clear local antecedents Local Development : since 1970s definition of proto-urban phase (Kot Diji phase) suggests that planned cities of mature Indus phase not suddenly imposed but developed out of earlier settlements, such as Kot Diji and Rehman Dheri in Indus Valley Kot Diji Proto-urban towns , formative stage of Indus Civilization Rehman Dheri, with grid city plan ca. 3300-3200 BC Early Harappa (Kot Diji phase), Era of Regionalization densely packed villages and towns, all with extensive irrigation systems , subsistence, like earlier Neolithic, including a variety of domesticated animals (notably cattle) and crops, including barley, and wheat Indus civilization emphasized floodplain agriculture, which lead to sophisticated irrigation systems Settlements along the river susceptible to periods of violent flooding and stone walls were erected as flood barriers, which became the city walls of some settlements....
View Full Document

Page1 / 31

a-South-Asia-Indus-comp - Period 1 (6500-5500 BC) mud-brick...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online