arch - CIVILIZATION IN ASIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA Indus and...

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CIVILIZATION IN ASIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA Indus and Ganges lowlands fertile soils Kot Diji 3000 Bc Chiefdom along the Indus River Farming and herding Constant cycles of flooding led to the construction of dikes Community cooperation Diving leadership Chiefs were intermediaries between heaven and Earth Lowland-Highland Interaction Sphere Lowland settlements lacked many natural resources, especially metal ores Trade developes between lowland and highland Kulli Complex 2600 BC Highland Dwellers with access to metals, semiprecious stones and timber Alos, access to SW Asian trade goods Cotton Nindowari, Major Kulli chiefdom Monumental structures and massive public buildings Harappan Civilization 2600-1700 BC along the Indus River Driven by rapid population growth and new long-distance trade relationship with Sumerians With the rise of new trade links, the Harappan were part of a major world economic system that linked the Mediterranean, SW Asia and South Asia Irrigation and flood control Centered along the Indus and Sarawati River Valley, but covered a huge area of lowland and Highland settlements
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As in Egypt, there were cultural subdivisions and regional variations, though they were all linked by a common religious ideology
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