Harrapan Culture

Language

Has been impossible to decipher.

About 400 symbols make up the language.

linguists have not found any inscriptions that are bilingual.

Culture

Few weapons of warfare have been found, suggesting that conflict was limited.

Animal images on many artifacts suggests animals were an important part of there culture.

Religion

There religion is theocracy.

Religious artifacts reveal links to hindu culture.

Figures show what may be early representations of shiva, a major hindu god.

Trade

Gold and silver came from the north in Afghanistan.

semiprecious gems from Persia crafted into jewelry.

The Indus River provided excellent mean of transportation for trade goods.