• Two main cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
  • Most people inhabited small settlements
  • System of writing involving over four hundred signs
  • Sea trade in Persian gulf with fish and seashells
  • Cities served and urban centers for trade
  • Goods moved on rivers
  • Religion is mainly unknown, although it is believed that priests had dominant roles, and people had believed in gods, scared animals, and scared animals
  • Mother Goddess is main god
  • Mostly, upper classes had jewelry, although it was available to all people
  • Merchants served as middle men in long distance rade
  • Settled agriculture
  • Drain pipes carried waste away in cities
  • Streets laid out in rectangular grids, along with brick walls around the city Mohenjo-Daro
  • Citadels and barracks were present suggesting artisans
  • Irrigation
  • Bricks and mud to build structures and buildings
  • A large plain stretching from west pakistan to the Thar Desert as well as India
  • Twice a year river overflows
  • Goods are transported dwon the rivers that into the Indus