Arudhara-6G-SST-MA-The First Civilization in India

Updated: 5/16/2021
Arudhara-6G-SST-MA-The First Civilization in India

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  • What is a Civilization?
  • Do you know what is a civilization?A civilization is the development of town culture.
  • Introduction of The Indus Valley Civilization
  • The first civilization in India was the Indus Valley Civilization. It developed in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent about 4700 years ago(2700-2500 BCE). It is known as the Indus Valley Civilization, as it developed on the banks of the River Indus,
  • Art and Craft
  • Art and craft was an important culture in the Indus Valley Civilization They have been practising sculpting, polishing beads, and making seals. Copper and bronze were used for making vessels, ornaments, tools and weapons. 
  • Bronze figurines
  • Do you know what is this? This is one of the bronze sculptures. The most striking bronze figurine in The Indus Valley Civilization is the Dancing girl from Mohenjodaro.
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  • Ornaments
  • The Harappan people also had to knowledge of metals like gold and silver, They use these metals for making ornaments like beads, pendants, armlets, brooches and bracelets.
  • Seal
  • The most notable artistic achievement of the people of the Indus Valley Civilization was perhaps in their seal engravings, especially those of animals which looked very realistic. Around 2000 seals have been found during excavations at various Harappan sites.