Bricks, beads and bones The harrapan civilization

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1. Indus valley civilization_Harappan civilization

1.1. Largest bronze age civilization

1.2. First site to be discovered in this civilization

1.3. After 1900 BC sites were abandoned

2. Early archaeological cultures

2.1. Distinctive poetry

2.2. Evidence of agriculture

2.3. Pastrolism

2.4. Settlements were small in size

2.5. Had no buildings

3. Period of Harappan civilization

3.1. The mature Harappan culture

3.1.1. 2600 BCE to 1900 BCE

3.2. The late Harappan culture

3.2.1. After 1900 BCE

3.3. The early Harappan culture

3.3.1. Before 2600 BCE

4. The harrapan culture

4.1. Food availability

4.1.1. Wide range of plants and animals products ,fish

4.2. Subsistence strategies of the people

4.2.1. Animals, domesticated , farming and traces of canals have been found .

5. Tracking social differences

5.1. Burials

5.1.1. Dead were generally laid in pits

5.2. Studying Artefacts

5.2.1. Artefacts classified as utilitarian and luxuries

6. The end of civilization

6.1. Climate change

6.2. Deforestation

6.3. Excessive floods

6.4. Shifting and drying up of the rivers

6.5. Overuse of the land

7. Finding about the past

7.1. Classifying finds

7.2. Problems of interpretation

8. Mohenjodaro

8.1. Town planning

8.1.1. Lower town

8.1.2. Citadel

8.1.3. Higher town

9. Strategies for procuring materials

9.1. Materials from the sub continent and beyond

9.2. Contact with distant lands

10. Seals, script and weights

10.1. Seals and sealings

10.1.1. Used to faciliate trade

10.2. Weights

10.2.1. Made of stone called chert

10.3. An enigmatic script

10.3.1. Short scripts generally in the Form of symbols