The Indus Valley Mystery

The Indus Valley Mystery

The famous 'Priest-King' from Mohenjo-daro is sculpted of steatite (soapstone) and measure 17.5 centimeters (6.9 inches) tall. Whether it actually represents a king of priest remains unknown.

The Indus Valley (Or Harappan) culture at its peak some 4,000 years ago knit together more than 1,000 cities, towns, and settlements scattered across 725,00 square kilometers of Pakistan and northwestern India A unique culture that flourished from 2600 to 1900 BC, it featured urban planning, a rich veneer of standardized material culture, and social differentiation that blended local innovations into civilization-wide patterns.