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Description Harappa Culture of the Indus Valley The Harappa civilization flourished in the Indus Valley during Indias Bronze Age of Body of Essay Harappa Culture of the Indus Valley The Harappa civilization flourished in the Indus Valley during Indias Bronze Age of the third millennium bc This thriving culture was all but completely descimated in 2500 bc by invading Aryan groups from the west The archaeological evidence that has been produced by the famous sites of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro suggest that the people of the Harappa Culture may have in fact contributed more substantially to modern Hindu culture than was previously believedThe Harappa Culture of the Indus valley saw its peak during the Bronze Age of India It stretched from its northern capital Harappa in the Punjab to the southern city Mohenjo-daro on the Indus in Sind Piggott 134 These two sites together comprise the most well known and best excavated representatives of Bronze Age Harappan culture However it should be noted that in addition to these two famous sites there are fourteen smaller villages in Harappas Northern Kingdom and seventeen smaller sites in Mohenjo-daros Southern Kingdomtogether these sites comprise the remains of the once extensive Harappan culture Piggott 136 Both main sites have certain striking features in common in particular both are or were located on the banks of major rivers -- Harappa on the Ravi and Mohenjo-daro on the Indus Additionally the plan and lay-out of the two cities is quite similar consisting of an irregular series of mounds toward the east and a recognizably higher and more compact mound placed more or less centrally and on the edge of the sites to the west Piggott159 These mounds are now recognized as the remnants of fortified citadels in which stood certain buildings of peculiar plan defended by a battered wall of baked bricks with towers and great gateways Piggott159 Unfortunately the majority of the evidence at Harappa has been
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