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1

what is a citadel?

a stronghold at the center of a city

2

what are some of the things that the people of the indus valley built?

citadels, drains, toilets, public baths

3

what did the indus valley people build their houses out of?

mud bricks

4

what is the name of one of the indus valley cities?

mohenjo-daro

5

what happened to the citadel city of mohenjo-daro?

no one knows for sure, but it seems to have been deserted

6

tell me the ancient indian story of the quail

the quail were able to get away from the hunter when they worked together as a group, but when they began to quarrel the hunter was able to catch them one at a time.

7

tell me about the ancient cities of the indus valley civilization

ancient people in india built cities along the indus river. their mud-brick homes had toilet, wells and drains, and they also had public bathhouses and strong citadels. all the cities disappeared, but we don't know why.