INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
2600 – 2000 BC
In the north-west of India, along the Indus River a civilization often known during its peak as the Harappan Civilization was born. Located in present-day Pakistan, Afghanistan, and along the Yellow River in China. Harappa – covered a huge area of land almost the size of western Europe.
Although a number of unanswered questions still remain about this society, partly due to the fact that its writing has still not been decrypted, their people were clearly advanced as they lived in brick and stone houses, cultivated wheat and barley, and irrigated fields. Moreover, both cities were laid out in grids and constructed in a similar manner, thus suggesting a social system.