Category: Ancient History
Title: Art of Indus Valley Civilization
Indus valley people were aware of different types of arts and artefacts, and seals from the important artefacts which were known to them. Most of the Seals of Indus valley were prepared by Steatite a soft stone found near river beds and most of them are rectangular. In some places, seals of metals have also been found.
Seals carry pictographic script which is yet to be deciphered, written in Kharosthi style (right to left), some seals are found with animal motifs like Rhinoceros, Tiger, Elephant, unicorn, humped bull. Most of them have been written on both sides
Seals were used for commercial purposes, and some have been used as jewelry to protect against evils. Some are used for educative purposes as they deal with mathematics images. Pashupati seal of Mohenjo Daro is most famous seal from Indus Valley
Consider the following about Indus valley civilization
- Seals of Indus valley are made of steatite only
- Seals of Indus valley are in Rectangular in shape
Which of the following are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only