Indus River Valley Civilization

Indus River Valley Civilization

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Places in the Indus River Valley Civilization

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  • Mohenjo-Daro was located in what is now the modern country Pakistan along the Indus River. It happend in 3300-1600 B.C.
  • Traders brought materials that workers needed and traders took goods to trade in other cities. The minerals that they use came from Iran and Afghanistan.
  • People had swimming pools for physical bathing and religious bathing, the great bath was the most famous.
  • Rich people had a courtyard that was airy and open to the sky. They had a private water well, the poor would use them as workshops with not much space to relax.
  • For Indus River Valley Civilization had the first showers and toilets ever. For showers and toilets connected to a pipe that led to the street.
  • The homes were made of mud bricks the homes had no windows facing the street because there was less noise and dust, people spent much time on the roof because it was cooler there in the night then inside the house.
  • A seal is a stamp that is pressed into wet clay to make an impression. Stamps were used as a signature because only scribes knew how to write their names.
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