Mehrgarh:The roots of Shaktism: a Harappan goddess figurine. Date: 3000 BCE - 5500 BCE Location: Mehrgarh, Harappa Female figurines were found in almost all households indicating the presence of cults of goddess worship.
5000 years ago an impressive culture flourished in the Indus Valley region, which today encompasses parts of India and Pakistan. The civilization that lived there came to be called: Dravidian, or the Indus Valley Civilization or Harappiana.
Ruins of Mohenjo Daro - The Indus River Valley civilization, which built the city of Mohenjo Daro, arose in what is now Pakistan about years ago. Mohenjo Daro and its sister city, Harappa, each had some residents at their peak in 2500 B.
Mohenjo-daro, along with the other major city of Harappa and a host of other sites in Pakistan and northern India, represent an entire Early Bronze Age civilization on a par with those of contemporary Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Indus River Valley map with Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa. The Indus River Valley was a Bronze Age civilization in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent, consisting mainly of what is now Pakistan, and parts of India, Afghanistan and Iran.
Harappa. The cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro in the Indus Valley A sophisticated and technologically advanced urban culture is evident in the Indus Valley Civilization. The quality of municipal town planning suggests knowledge of urban planning and efficient municipal governments which placed a high priority on hygiene. The streets of major cities such as Mohenjo-daro or Harappa were laid out in perfect grid patterns.
The Rama Empire in India The cities of Harappa and Mohenjo Daro were so sophisticated and well-planned, that archaeologists believe they were conceived as a whole before construction on them begun. The Harappa culture also remains an enigma.