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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT200Y1
Professor
Christopher Watts
Semester
Fall

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COMPLEX SOCIETY IN SOUTH ASIA AND EAST ASIAextent of british rajmapit is during this time the indus valley civilization came into attentionHARAPPAN CIVILIZATIONEnvironmental ContextIndus River ValleyEastern Pakistan Western Indiatotal length is 3200kmJulySept floodsmassive silt deposits capped sitessimilar to Mesopotamiavillage settlements tethered to river by ca 3000 BC widespread irrigation by 2500 BCEARLY STAGEca 32002700 BCwalled towns defense flood controlsLowlandHighland Baluchistan symbiosisMetals timber semiprecious stonesTranshumane goats and sheepRapid transition to complexity in lowlands after 2600 BCMaterial culture becomes more uniform across indus valley civilizationTied to sumerian tradeIndigenous developmentMATURE STAGE ca 27001700 BCTerritorial state 13 million km squareHeavily urbanized five major citiesbest known are Mohenjodaro and Harappacentralized planning laid out on grid systememphasis on hygienepublic buildings but few palaces and ostentatious tombsclass distinction not brought out in archaeologyMOHENJADAROlargest 25km2 first contstructed ca 2600 BCMajor administrative centre pop 35000
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