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Mesopotamia And The Indus Valley

- Most of the world’s first civilizations were river-based. Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley are just two of the many civilizations that relied on nearby rivers. Mesopotamian civilization was first established in 8000 B.C.E., located mostly around modern day Iraq, but also stretched to parts of Iran, Syria, and Turkey, and lasted until around 500 B.C.E. The Indus Valley was located in what is now Pakistan and parts of Northwest India. The Indus Valley arose in 2600 B.C.E. and was concluded at 1900 B.C.E....   [tags: Indus Valley Civilization, Mesopotamia]

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Comparing Mesopotamia And The Indus River Valley

- Mesopotamia and the Indus River Valley Civilization are two early civilizations that were the foundation of the urban world we live in today. These two empires were extremely productive and successful and played a key role in the advancement of human life. Both of these civilizations were able to produce new ideas, beliefs, systems, and technologies that we still use in modern times due to their stability. Their stability was the ultimate factor that made these empires prominent among the other civilizations during that time....   [tags: Indus Valley Civilization, Mesopotamia]

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Differences Between The Nile And Indus River Valley Civilizations

- The Nile and Indus River Valley civilizations were both unique civilizations in their own way in comparison. Yet despite being separated by thousands of miles there are similarities in these two ancient civilizations. It is seen that amongst ancient civilizations, rivers are fundamental for them to prosper and provide for a relatively stable society for which a people can grow and develop. There are general similarities with pinpoint differences as well as general differences with pinpoint similarities....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Indus Valley Civilization]

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Indus Valley and the Beginnings of Agriculture

- The Indus Valley is located in northern India and is an important site concerning the early beginnings of agriculture in the old world. The geography, environment, and timeframe of the Indus Valley are distinct to the area and different from other sites of agricultural origin. Many plants and animals were domesticated in the Indus Valley, and due to the areas susceptibility to flooding, technological innovations had to take place. The Indus Valley is important to understanding the beginnings of agriculture and early civilization....   [tags: Agriculture, World History]

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The Indus Valley : The Earliest Indian Civilization

- The Indus Valley was the earliest Indian civilization. This civilization flourished for about a thousand years, then disappeared without a trace. Even though archeologists have no solid evidence, they know that it covers the largest area than any other civilization until the rise of Persia a thousand years later. The Indus Valley had well-planned cities, such as Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, which were so carefully planned. Houses were built in a modernly fashion, which surprises us today. From the conclusion that the archeologists made, the Indus Valley cities had a well-organized government; the powerful leaders made sure that their people had good supplies....   [tags: Shang Dynasty, Zhou Dynasty, Civilization, Tian]

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indus valley

- Beneath the Himalayas, Northwestern sector of the Asian subcontinent was beginning stage of an evolved city life. It was the earliest known civilization in South Asia. It is called the Indus Valley Civilization. It was the first civilization to flourish in India. This lasted from 2500 BC until 1500 BC. It is sometimes referred to as the Harappan civilization, named for the site of Harappa, one of its major centers. Sir John Marshall and his colleagues discovered this civilization. The Indus peoples used wheeled carts, designed creative jewelry and toys, and had written languages....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Indus Valley Civilization in India: Notes

- Indus Valley civilizations covering approx 1/2 million miles of Northern Indian subcontinent is the largest ancient civilization in history till now. Since both stone and copper are used it is a chalcolithicivil.The Indus Valley people are highly artistic and skilled.Their chief features include a highly organized urban setup and a strong economy. The IVC economy is flourishing with extensive cultivation of wheat, barley. The Indus river is used for transport, weights are all very accurate and highly standardized and traders have own personalised seals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mesopotamia And Harapp The Fertile Crescent

- Starting in 3500 B.C., city-states began growing across Mesopotamia in the region known as the Fertile Crescent, which was surrounded by two great rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates. Around five thousand years ago, starting in approximately 2600 B.C., settlements such as Harappa were built near the Indus River, an area that extends from northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India today. Mesopotamia and Harappa were similar in that their geography was both surrounded by the rivers. However, they had some distinct differences in their culture, lifestyles, and religions....   [tags: Mesopotamia, Indus Valley Civilization]

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Exploring Life at Mehrgarh and Its Importance as One of the Major Cities of the Indus Valley Civilizations

- This paper explores life at Mehrgarh and its importance as one of the major cities of the Indus valley civilization. Mehrgarh represents long chronological sequence from the 7th millennium to the 3rd millennium B.C. which has been divided into seven main periods from the Pre-Ceramic Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The third period belongs to the farming society (agriculture and animal husbandry). For decades archaeologists believed that plants and animals were first domesticated in the near east (Israel, Lebanon, Syria, south west Turkey, Iraq, western Iran) early in Holocene (8000 to 10000 years ago)....   [tags: Neolitic sites in Pakistan]

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A Map Of The Eastern World

- If you were to look on a map of the Eastern world, you would see a distinctly shaped country at the bottom of Asia. This country, known as India, is one whose history goes back almost as far as civilization itself. It started out as many other countries did during the rise of civilization, by tribes inhabiting areas around sources of water, or in the case of India, the Indus River Valley. When the first tribes settled, they chose the area for several reasons. It promoted agriculture development and would allow them to grow....   [tags: India, Indus Valley Civilization, Civilization]

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