Ancient valley civilizations: mesopotamia, egypt, indus river, and china • has many rivers including the indus, ganges and brahmaputra • the deccan is a plateau that juts into the indian ocean. The indus valley civilisation was named after the indus valley, where the first remains were found the indus valley civilisation was also named as the harappan civilisation after harappa , the first of its sites to be excavated in the 1920s, in what was then the punjab province of british india. Well it is hard to say, because the indus valley civilization (ivc) has no sources, and excavations are tricky because of the nature of urbanism, as the ivc built on top of old sites (forming tell. China, indus, mesopotamia, and egypt china had a monarchy government and its main crops grown were wheat, rice, corn, and soy beans government in indus was a basis of religion and trade took place in the civilization. The phrase early civilizations usually conjures up images of egypt and mesopotamia, and their pyramids, mummies, and golden tombs but in the 1920s, a huge discovery in south asia proved that egypt and mesopotamia were not the only early civilizations.
In terms of geographic area, indus valley civilization was the largest among the four ancient civilizations of the world namely, mesopotamia, egypt, and chinait was spread out over an area of 1,260,000 sq km over modern-day india, pakistan, and afghanistan. Indus valley civilisation could be older than egypt’s pharaohs, mesopotamia kharagpur and archaeological survey of india which shows that the indus valley civilization is at least 8,000. The river valley civilizations that emerged on the yellow river (china), the indus river (india), the nile river (egypt), and between the tigris and euphrates rivers (mesopotamia) made lasting contributions to civilizations.
I need help with comparing and contrasting the mesopotamia, egypt, the indus valley of primary urbanization i need to compare their political, social, religious, and economic structures. The indus valley civilization is an ancient one, on the same order as mesopotamia, egypt, or china all these areas relied on important rivers: egypt relying on the annual flooding of the nile, china on the yellow river, the ancient indus valley civilization (aka harappan, indus-sarasvati, or sarasvati) on the sarasvati and indus rivers, and mesopotamia outlined by the tigris and euphrates rivers. Not only was mesopotamia one of the first places to develop agriculture, it was also at the crossroads of the egyptian and the indus valley civilizations this made it a melting pot of languages and cultures that stimulated a lasting impact on writing, technology, language, trade, religion, and law. Etymology asko parpola identifies proto-dravidians with the indus valley civilization (ivc) and the meluhha people mentioned in sumerian records according to him, the word meluhha derives from the dravidian words mel-akam (highland country) it is possible that the ivc people exported sesame oil to mesopotamia, where it was known as ilu in sumerian and ellu in akkadian. Conclusively, certain traits are indicators of civilization such as: political system based on control of a defined territory, long-distance trade, and major advances in science and the arts are among others, which the earliest societies, such as mesopotamia, egypt, and indus valley have exhibited.
Home article early civilisations from around the world: mesopotamia, china, indus river valley, the mesoamerican empires iraq covers a large portion of land in what was known in ancient times as mesopotamia. The indus valley civilization is an ancient one, on the same order as mesopotamia, egypt, or china all these areas relied on important rivers : egypt relying on the annual flooding of the nile, china on the yellow river, the ancient indus valley civilization (aka harappan, indus-sarasvati, or sarasvati) on the sarasvati and indus rivers, and. In which john green teaches you about the indus valley civilization, one of the largest of the ancient civilizations john teaches you the who, how, when, where and why of the indus valley. Examinging early civilizations of mesopotamia, egypt, indus valley, & china indus valley civilization khan academy 184,673 views 10:43 mesopotamia the development of written language.
Relationship between indus valley civilization and other valley civilization 1 educator answer what are some similarities and differences of the religious beliefs between the mesopotamians. Indus river valley civilization, c 2900-1800 bce this segment is much shorter than that for either egypt or mesopotamia, because we know much less about the vanished - and for a while lost in terms of our knowledge of it - earliest civilization of india. Ancient river valley civilizations mesopotamia vs egypt same multiple groups of people came through mesopotamia egypt's first form of government was a theocracy egyptians specially prepared their bodies before it was placed in the ground indus vs mesopotamia same.
Ancient river valley civilization: mesopotamia, egypt, indus river, and china andrea pham and christine mai economy complex religion geographic determinant. Indus valley civilization interacted with other people traded with people of central asia also traded with mesopotamia (because mesopotamian artifacts found in indus valley) primary product that they traded: cotton and cotton cloth.
Ancient egypt and mesopotamia may be the best known of the first great urban cultures, but the largest was the indus or harappan civilization antiquity knew about egypt and mesopotamia, but. How was the indus valley civilization different from or similar to other contemporary civilizations 13 million square kilometer indus valley civilization was much wider influence than any other civilization upon earth. The purpose of this paper is to compare the developments and features of the early civilizations of mesopotamia (sumer), egypt, india (indus river valley, harappa), china (shang dynasty), and mesoamerica (olmec), starting from the creation of villages to the formation of civilizations. Mesopotamia traded with egypt and its farther east neighbor, the indus river valley of harappa while harappa and mohenjo-daro developed in the same region but show little connection through trade or culture.