This PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 10 The Harappan Civilization will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 10 The Harappan Civilization
→ Civilization: Civilization is that stage of the development of human culture when people look for more than just the satisfaction of material needs.
→ Rise of the Harappan Civilization: The Harappan Civilization arose about seven thousand years ago in the north-western part of the Indian sub-continent.
→ The extent of the Harappan Civilization: The Harappan Civilization extended over present-day Pakistan; Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and some parts of Western Uttar Pradesh and Afghanistan.
→ Other names of the Harappan Civilization: The Harappan Civilization is also known as the Indus Valley Civilization and the Indus- Sarasvati Civilization.
→ Town Planning of the Harappan Civilization: Town planning of the Harappan Civilization was similar to that of modern times.
→ Mohenjodaro: Mohenjodaro was the earliest city of the Harappan Civilization. It was discovered in the Larkana District of Sind in Pakistan.
→ Granaries: In the citadel at Harappa, the most impressive buildings were the granaries. These buildings were neatly laid out in rectangles and the grain was stored.
→ The Great Rath: The best-known building in the Mohenjodaro citadel is the Great Bath. It is 39 feet long, 23 feet broad, and 8 feet deep.
→ Pictographs: The Harappan people knew how to write and their language was written in picture-like signs, called pictographs.
→ Mother Goddess: Mother Goddess was the goddess worshipped by the people of the Harappan Civilization.