The Indus Valley

The Indus Valley

by Ilona Aronovsky, Sujata Gopinath


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484636442
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Excavating the Past
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 998,531
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The Lost Cities of the Indus Civilization 4

Excavating the Indus Valley 6

Great Cities-Mohenjo-daro 8

Unraveling a city 10

Great Cities-Harappa and Dholavira 12

Inside Harappa 14

Dholavira's reservoirs 15

The Mystery of the Indus Script 16

Analyzing the writing 17

Clues to Everyday Life 20

Clues to the past 22

Jewelry for the rich 24

Food and Diet 26

Farming 28

Travel and Trade 30

Traveling around 30

Control of trade 31

Rulers and Religion 34

Ritual and worship 36

The Decline of the Indus Civilization 38

Why the Indus civilization declined 40

Indus Archaeology Today 42

Timeline 44

Timeline of Indus Archaeology 45

Glossary 46

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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