The Indus river is one of the longest rivers in the world, about 2,000 miles long, was very important to ancient India. It was one of their main water sources. But the Indus river was believed to be 2,500-8,000 years old!
This statue is meant to present, Brahma the main god that they worshiped. was actually the first god in Hindu. He was believed to be one of the three gods to have created the universe.
You might not know that but ancient India actually created yoga! They rejected the Vedas teachings and embraced the physical body as the means to achieve enlightenment. They also had a god of modern yoga. His name was Patanjali.
Ancient India relied on three gods, even though they had more they thought that these were the most important. Those three gods were Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. These were the three gods that they believed created the universe.
The Indus river was also part of there economy. They used it to trade to China, West Asia, and Europe. Ancient India usually sold gold to West Asia and would put weights in it to weigh the gold out.
Ancient India society had a public bathtub. Since some people couldn't afford bathrooms so they had to take a bath here, here at the public bathtub. This was called the great bath.