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Period of time with using seals as a writing system, evidence is very scarce, distinctive pottery style

Early Harrapan

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Defined by the appearance of large urban cities, little evidence of regional unification

Mature Harrapan

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Period of slow gradual decline, suggestion that the invading aryans from central Asia may have contributed

Late Harrapan

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What evidence of royalty does the Indus Valley have?

Little to none, grave goods show social lack of social stratification

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Large stone monuments in Europe

Megaliths

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What are megaliths used for?

Ritual areas, burials, monuments

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Erected stones put straight up in the air

Menhir

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What can ötzi tell us about Neolithic Europe?

Diet, violence, use of copper, tattooing practices

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Centered on Crete, controlled trade in much of eastern Aegean/ Mediterranean

Minoans

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Took over control of Minoans, more militaristic, beginning of Greek Pantheon

Mycenaeans

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How did the Bronze Age collapse?

Possible invasion, decline of city-state power