Into how many parts were most Indus cities divided? Describe any one part.
Answer to be written in the exam:
Most cities, including Harappa and Mohenjo Daro, were divided into two parts-
Citadel and Lower town.
The part that was
built on raised grounds is called the citadel
or the acropolis. It had walls
made of bricks
, which provided protection during floods.
The citadel contained
public buildings, religious structures and granaries.
ruler and the ruling class,
consisting of rich merchants and priests, probably
lived in the citadel.
It was a
t a lower height but much bigger area
. It had
small buildings and houses of the common people.
The Lower Town was made up of many houses that were
built close together and arranged in a grid pattern.
The houses were
made of mud bricks and had multiple rooms.
The streets in the Lower Town were straight and intersected at right angles.
- The Lower Town also had many public buildings, like a granary, a bathhouse, and a marketplace.
* explain any one part .