Indus Valley Civilization

STATION 2: INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION WEBQUEST

Artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilization

  1. Complete the explore mode of the webquest.
  2. USE THIS LINK TO ACCESS THE WEBQUEST: http://www.ancientindia.co.uk/indus/explore/exp_set.html
  3. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW BASED ON THE EXPLORE MODE. (Write answers on your station packet) 

EXPLORE:

First click on the “Archaeologist’s Notebook” link. Choose 2 artifacts from the list and write about them below.

 Artifact #1 

Title of the object: ______________________________________

Excavation number: _____________________________________  

 Description: Write a short summary to describe the item

Artifact #2

Title of the object: _______________________________________

Excavation number: ______________________________________

 Description: Write a short summary to describe the item

 
Next, go back to the exploration map of Mohenjo-Daro. Explore the citadel portion of the map. Scroll over the map to learn more about the SD Area and the L Area of the citadel. In the L Area of the citadel, click on the artifact pictures at the bottom of the screen.

What are the 3 artifacts featured in the L Area of the citadel. Do the objects reveal anything about what life was like in the Indus Valley Civilization, why? 

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