Category Archives: Cities

Irrigation system in Ancient India

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All cities of Harappan civilization have:

Well developed water supply

Drainage system

Sanitation

Irrigation canals.

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Example of Developed Drainage in Indus Valley

This photograph is an example of developed drainage in Indus Valley civilization.

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Other Inventions Credited to Indus Valley Civilization

Other Inventions Credited to Indus Valley Civilization:

  • Bow drill
  • Furnace
  • Buttons
  • Ruler

 

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Pics of Levee

This shows how a levee looks like.

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Harappans built levees

Harappan civilization people built “levees” to control floods. It is obvious that Indus river would flood often.

Levees are raised platforms or earthfills.

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How does a Stepwell look like ?

How does a stepwell look like ? This photo shows that stepwells were built with style and architectural elements.

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Indus Valley Civilisation started the Stepwell

Stepwell is a type of well in which there are stairs to descend and reach the water. In india, even today they are popular and referred to as “bawdi” .

Stepwells were excavated in harappan civilization cities.

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Pics of Indus Valley Civilisation

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These is a beautiful pic and a scenary of indus valley civilization.

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Pics of Lothal : World’s Oldest Dock

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These people are sitting beside the world’s most ancient dock in the city of Lothal.

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