HARAPPAN WAY OF LIVING
Harappa is in Pakistan. It's in the province of Punjab. The district is Sahi War District. In 1829, Charles Masson found Harappa. Harappa takes name from modern village located near the former course of the Ravi River. The Harappan site was damaged in 1857, when engineers constructed the Lahore-Multan railroad.
The Harappans produced wheat, barley, peas, kodon, sanwa, jowar, ragi and more. They produced 2 types of wheat and barley, club wheat and italian dwart wheat. Good quality barley was found in Banwali. Some Harappans produced seseme and mustard. The Harappans were the eariest people to produce cotton.
The Harappans traded with Northern and Western areas.
MAJOR IMPORTS FROM HARAPPA
- GOLD: Afganistan, Persia, Karnataka
- SILVER: Afganistan, Iran
- COPPER: Baluchistan and Khetri(Rajasthan)
- TIN: Afghanistan, Central Asia
- AGATES: Western India
- LEAD: Rajasthan, South India, Afghanistan, Iran
- COINS: Copper seals from Lothal and Desalpur
- JADE: Central Asia