Indus River Valley Civilization • On your map, label the following: • Indus River • Harappa • Mohenjo-Daro • Hindu Kush Mountains • Himalaya Mountains
Harappa • In what modern-day country was the ancient city of Harappa located? • When were remnants of Harappa discovered? • What was happening in Egypt when Harappa was in existence?
Mohenjo-Daro • What evidence points to the conclusion that the inhabitants of Mohenjo-Daro were sophisticated and skilled? • Why is so little known about the people of this ancient city? • What clues can you gather about the way the people of Mohenjo-Daro lived on a daily basis? • Why do you think the city came to an end? Give evidence to back up your answer.
The Environment • What are monsoons? • How do they explain the decline in civilizations like Mohenjo-Daro?