What were the different occupations of the people?
Answer to be written in the exam:
Agriculture and cattle rearing
were the main occupation.
Other common occupations were
chariot-making , pottery-making, weaving, jewellery-making, metal-work, carpentry, tanning and fishing.
Many people were
. Besides conducting religious ceremonies,
priests also acted as teachers and doctors.
passed on the knowledge of the Vedas t
o the children.
- They also had considerable knowledge about medicinal herbs and plants.