Early Civilizations of Ancient India

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Early Civilizations of Ancient India. The Harappan Civilization. 3300 BCE - 2400 BCE. Citadel of Mohenjo-Daro Grid layout. Aerial View of Mohenjo-Daro. Wide View, Mohenjo-Daro. Main Street, Mohenjo-Daro. pottery, Mohenjo-Daro. Bison Seal, Mohenjo-Daro. Necklace, Mohenjo-Daro. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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EarlyCivilizationsofAncient IndiaThe Harappan Civilization3300 BCE - 2400 BCE


Grid layout

Aerial View of Mohenjo-Daro

Wide View, Mohenjo-Daro

Main Street, Mohenjo-Daro

pottery, Mohenjo-Daro

Bison Seal, Mohenjo-Daro

Necklace, Mohenjo-Daro

Public Well, Harappa

Unicorn Seal, Harappa

Burial Pottery, Harappa

Harappan Writing

Undecipherable to date.TheVedicAge(1500 BCE - 500 BCE)Aryan Migration

pastoral depended on their cattle. warriors horse-drawn chariots.Sanskrit writing

The Vedas

1200 BCE-600 BCE. written in SANSKRIT. Hinduism roots in Vedas Caste system Dharma Rig Veda oldest workVarna (Social Hierarchy)ShudrasVaishyasKshatriyas BrahminsPariahs -- UntouchablesHistory of Religionhttp://www.mapsofwar.com/ind/history-of-religion.html

Chinas History

Huang He RiverShang Dynasty1700-1027 BCE

Oracle Bones

Zhou1028-771 BCE

Mandate of HeavenThe Zhou justified taking over from the Shang by saying that they had lost divine approval to ruleZhou Dynasty1029-258 BCELeaders/TraitsWalled citiesTrade routes between citiesMandate of HeavenFeudalism PhilosophyDaoismLaozi500s BCEConfucianismAnalectsChaotic government as Zhou was in decline522 BCE



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