Some facts about
Indus Valley Civilization or Harappan Civilization may also be called as Sindhu Wadi Sanskriti or Hindu Wadi Sanskriti. Persians pronounce Sa as Ha and Wadi means Valley in Arabic language. The HWS script or symbols are written from right to left probably indicating the Arabic influence. The constructions, pottery and tali [mangala sutra ] like squarish tablets with pierced boss indicate that the natives are Dravidians.
Hindu Wadi Sanskriti [ HWS] covered an area of 1.25 million sq km containing over 1000 settlements, which is bigger than
There was a port city at Lothal [now in
They were using bull driven carts indicating that HWS people might have invented the wheel.
The constructions include brick walled residences with sanitary arrangements, huge tanks for great baths, granaries, complex of rooms, court yards etc. There are no royal burials or class distinctions.
all fascinating info, dmr.
i'm at the moment watching a bbc dvd on civialzations and have just finished part one on china; it's just intriuging stuff.
the next one in on the indus. i'l lwatch it tomorrow.
meanwhile, if yo have the time and if you can get this movie dvd, watch the chinese film hero; naturally with subtitles. it's not historical although it revolves round shih huang ti - but the insight it will give you into chinese cullture is tremendous; the cinematography is aslo fascinating...
sampath sb, we can make only a guess. that i am telling as a story separately.