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Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Indus Valley Civilization: The Great Bath of Mohenjo Daro.

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The Swastika Its use in India dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization city of Harappa, and came to represent Vishnu in Hinduism.[4][1] In Chinese Taoism, the swastika is a symbol of eternity. For Tibetan Buddhism, it is emblematic of the element of Earth.[4] It is a common practice for Hindus to draw Swastika symbols on the doors and entrances to their houses during festivals, which is believed to symbolize an invitation to goddess Lakshmi.

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The Indus script (also Harappan script) is a corpus of symbols produced by the Indus Valley Civilization during the Kot Diji and Mature Harappan periods

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Mehrgarh: The Lost Civilisation [1 of 4]

mehrgarh_female of fertility (present day Balochistan) 6,000-3,000 BC - led to Indus

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Clay bullock cart found at Mohenjo-Daro - from ancient Indus Valley Civilization.

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Indus Valley Civilization - Ancient India Lesson Plans, Powerpoints, Games

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Ancient Civilizations - The Indus Valley Civilization - This video gives a good overview of the cities in the Indus River Valley.

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Harvest goddess from Mohenjo Daro. This figurine was found in the ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro. Most human figurines found in the ruins of that culture are feminine which indicates that women had a high standing in that society. Mohenjo Daro, or "Mound of the Dead" is an ancient Indus Valley Civilization city that flourished between 2600 and 1900 BCE. It was one of the first world and ancient Indian cities. The site was discovered in the 1920s and lies in Pakistan's Sindh province.

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