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RN103notes - RN 103 Indus Valley- first evidence of...

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RN 103 23/01/2008 09:57:00 Indus Valley- first evidence of civilization in India And other cities, all based at rivers Harappa and mohanjo daro– 2500 bce – 1700 bce Built cities on grids with uniform technologies – granaries, waterworks,  agriculture, trade  Spread along the river, 1800 miles Evidence for religion Bathing centers Women figurines with exaggerated hips and breasts Seals – squares with a man sitting cross-legged with horns and an erect  penis o Early scholars speculated that it was an early shiva Indus valley civilization began to decline 1750 bce – declining standards of immaterial culture villages lasted longer than urban cities because they were more self sufficient the villages might have been a point of contact for the next civilization Indo-Iranian came into Northern India between 2000 – 15000 bce
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