Harappan Culture

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Language

- The Harappan language has been impossible to decipher.

- It's found on stamps and seals.

- About 400 symbols make up the language.

Culture

- Few weapons of warfare have been found.

- Animal images have been found on many artifacts.

- Housing suggests that social divisions weren't great.

Religion

- The culture was a theocracy.

- Artifacts reveal links to modern Hindu culture.

- No temple has been found.

Trade

- Indus River provided an good transportation.

- Seals were used to identify their goods.

- Trading began as early as 2600 B.C.