Harappan Culture

Shannan White

Language

  • There are 400 symbols in this language.
  • It is contrasted to Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics.
  • Impossible to decipher.
  • Found on stamps and seals.

Religion

  • Was a theocracy culture.
  • Linked to modern Hindu culture.
  • There have been no temples found.
  • Worshipped a bull.

Culture

  • Social divisions were not great.
  • Conflict was limited.
  • Animals were important to the culture.
  • Seals were used to mark trade items.

Trade

  • Indus river provided excellent transportation.
  • Traded with Mesopotamians.
  • Trading began in 2600 B.C.
  • Trading continued until 1800 B.C