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Mohenjo Daro (Mound of Dead)

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This presentation is designed for Grade Ninth students of Cadet College Petaro.

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  • 1. Mohenjo-DaroMound of the Dead Grade Ninth
  • 2. Index Introduction Interesting Facts Mohenjo-Daro had Who discovered it? Where is it situated? Web Resources References Quiz
  • 3. IntroductionMohenjo-Daro was one of the largest cities of ancientIndus Valley Civilization lasted from 2600 B.C. to 1700B.C. Index
  • 4. Interesting Facts The Indus Valley script has not been deciphered by linguists. No one know the truth about its destruction. 70% of the city is yet to be excavated. Mohenjo-Daro has a planned layout based on a street grid of rectilinear buildings. The buildings were constructed of sun dried and burnt bricks. Index
  • 5. Mohen-jo-Daro had….. a central marketplace, a large central well. Individual/Group households Waste water covered drains Great bath underground furnace House Courtyards Streets Grain Storage Some buildings had two stories. Index
  • 6. Who discovered it? Mohenjo-Daro was discovered in 1922 by R. D. Banerji, an Indian archaeological officer. Large-scale excavations were carried by Sir John Marshall in 1925. Index
  • 7. Where is it situated?Mohen jo Daro,Pakistan Index
  • 8. Mohenjo-Daro Script “Archaeologists do not know the language for which the script was developed”Kenoyer J. M. (2003, p. 71) Uncovering the keysto the lost Indus cities. Scientific American Index
  • 9. Watch the VideoMysterious Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan (5 minutes 59 seconds)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCEY6CcW8O4 Index
  • 10. Web resources www.mohenjodaro.net www.harappa.com www.ancientindia.co.uk/indus/home_set.html Index
  • 11. References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohenjo-daro http://www.tslr.net/2007/09/mohenjo-daro- ancient-city-of-indus.html http://www.semp.us/publications/biot_reader.php?B iotID=576 www.youtube.com Index
  • 12. Quiz Choose the number1 2 3 4 66 7 8 9 10 Index
  • 13. 1. How old is Mohenjo-Daro? 2000 years 5000 years 6000 years Back
  • 14. 2. When was Mohenjo-Daro first discovered?  1921  1922  1925 Back
  • 15. 3. What kind of Archeological site is it?  Palace  City  Fort Back
  • 16. 4. Mohenjo-Daro belongs to…. Egyptian Civilization Maya Civilization Indus Valley Civilization Back
  • 17. 5. Who carried out second excavation? Peter Marshall Sir John Marshall R. D. Banerji Back
  • 18. 6. ______ of the city has been discovered?  40%  30%  50% Back
  • 19. 7. Recognize the picture. Priest King Farmer Guard Back
  • 20. 8. Recognize the picture. House woman Dancing Girl Working woman Back
  • 21. 9. Recognize the picture. Terra cota Golden Coins Mohen-jo-Daro seal Back
  • 22. 10. Recognize the picture. A Street A House Great bath Back
  • 23. RIGHT!!!!!!! Well Done Back
  • 24. Oops!!!!!!! Sorry Back
  • 25. AuthorTariq Hayat LashariEnglish Language TeacherCadet College Petaro