Indus Valley Civilization - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Indus Valley Civilization

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.

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.

Indus Valley Civilization: The Great Bath of Mohenjo Daro.

Indus Valley Civilization: The Great Bath of Mohenjo Daro.

A list of some of the characters that appear in the Indus Valley texts. To date, the ancient texts remain indecipherable.

A list of some of the characters that appear in the Indus Valley texts. To date, the ancient texts remain indecipherable.

Harappan culture seal, an example of Indus Valley script. Still undeciphered. Ca 2000 BC.

Harappan culture seal, an example of Indus Valley script. Still undeciphered. Ca 2000 BC.

10 Civilizations That Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances. Indus Valley Civilization One of the great civilizations of the ancient world is called simply the Indus or Harappan civilization. Thousands of years ago, it may have boasted up to 5 million people, almost 10 percent of the world's population, spread over a region that encompassed parts of today's India, Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan.

10 Civilizations That Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances

10 Civilizations That Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances. Indus Valley Civilization One of the great civilizations of the ancient world is called simply the Indus or Harappan civilization. Thousands of years ago, it may have boasted up to 5 million people, almost 10 percent of the world's population, spread over a region that encompassed parts of today's India, Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan.

Picture of man in a yoga posture, from Indus Valley Civilization (3300–1300 BC)

Picture of man in a yoga posture, from Indus Valley Civilization (3300–1300 BC)

Harappan Seal, "Antelopes with inscription," ca. 2600-1900 BC, Indus Valley Civilization, present-day Pakistan.

Harappan Seal, "Antelopes with inscription," ca. 2600-1900 BC, Indus Valley Civilization, present-day Pakistan.

Ancient & Medieval History - Indus Valley Polychrome Jar, Mehrgarh, c. 3300-1700 BC A bulbous terracotta vessel with painted polychrome design of geometric panels, two flying birds and two feeding birds

Ancient & Medieval History - Indus Valley Polychrome Jar, Mehrgarh, c. 3300-1700 BC A bulbous terracotta vessel with painted polychrome design of geometric panels, two flying birds and two feeding birds

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