Harappan Culture

By: Ty Watson

Language

  • About 400 Symbols
  • Found on seals and stamps
  • Impossible to decipher
  • Signs can be alone or combined

Culture

  • Not a split social structure
  • Not a lot of conflict
  • Animals were important part of culture
  • Everything was uniform in size

Religon

  • Very close with their religion
  • No temple has been found
  • Prayed for good harvest
  • Early representations of Shiva (Major Hindu God)
  • Theocracy- The priest rules the city

Trade

  • Thriving trade
  • Gold and Silver came from the Afghanistan
  • Semiprecious stones came from Persia
  • Indus River made transportation of goods easy
  • One of the only people who grew cotton
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