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Indian architecture and sculpture (Indus Valley Civilization),Harappa and Mohenjodaro



The Harappan Era and culture

Origin of architecture and architecture in India is considered from the Harappan era. From the perspective of architecture and architecture, the Harappan culture was far ahead of the contemporary cultures. The most important thing of Indian architecture and architecture is that despite so long a long time there is a continuation of philosophy in it.

Indus Valley Civilization
Age of Indus Valley Civilization or Harappa Civilization 3500-1500 BC Until it is considered. It is counted among the world's four oldest civilizations. Harappa's city plan is a living testimony to it. The city plan was such that the roads used to cut each other at right angles. Harappa and Mohenjodaro were the chief cities of this civilization. The buildings here were made of pucca bricks. This is a specialty which was not found in any other civilization of the era.

Two cities, in particular, have been excavated at the sites of Mohenjo-Daro on the lower Indus, and at Harappa, further upstream. The evidence suggests they had a highly developed city life; many houses had wells and bathrooms as well as an elaborate underground drainage system. 

Mohanjodaro's biggest building was his bath. Stone and wood were also used in the construction of houses.
Maternal goddess, found in Mohenjodaro, metal statue of dancing girl etc. is an excellent example of the excellent sculpture of the era.


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