Early Developments of Art, Symbol, Technology in the Indus Valley Tradition
Essays on the early development, trends and the evolution of art, symbols and technology in the ancient Indus Valley civilization.
Geography and Chronology (cont.) The next Era is called the Integration Era (2600-1900 BCE) and is the time generally associated with the term "Indus Valley civilization". This Era is characterized by
Regionalization Era: Art and Symbol The virtual explosion in material culture during this Era makes it impossible to discuss all of the relevant data and it is only possible to focus on a few of the
Regionalization Era: Art and Symbol (cont.) The manufacture of seals shows a dramatic change during the later part of the Early Harappan or Kot Diji Phase.
Regionalization Era: Art and Symbol (cont.) At Harappa, terracotta animal and human figurines become more common during the Kot Diji Phase and some of them have been found painted black or red
Conclusion On the basis of this brief review it is possible to conclude that some craft technologies came to be associated with status, symbol and power in the Indus valley while others remained