Mohenjo-Daro

Mohenjo-Daro
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  • Great Bath Of Religious Purification The great bath was a part of a large citadel complex that was found in the 1920s during excavations of Mohenjo-daro which is one of the main centres of the Indus civilization. The bath was built of fine brickwork and it measures 897 square feet or 83 square meters.
  • Intro To Mohenjo-Daro The Indus valley was located along the Indus river that begins in the Himalayan mountains and ends at the Arabian sea. The Indus civilization existed 5000 years ago in the modern  countries of Pakistan and India.
  • Homes Most people had small homes that would also be used as workshops. people would spend more time on the roof tops because there was more room and it was a cooler place to sleep on hot nights. 
  • Use Of Seals The Indus people would use seals as tags which would be tied to pots or bags
  • Distant Trade And Trade Products Mohenjo-Daro's  economy was based on trade and farming. The Indus people would trade crops like wheat, rye, peas, and rice and craft goods like jewelry and beads for gold, copper, and turquoise. Most trade was done by means of water.
  • Toilets, Shower Rooms, & Sanitation The Indus people would use something called a "shower tray" to tip water on themselves. The water would flow out of the house through pipes into the streets into a drain in the street.
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