6th Class Social Science Sample Paper Social Science Sample Paper-2

  • question_answer How do archaeologists know that cloth was used in the Harappan civilization?                                                  

    Answer:

                    

    (i) Cotton was probably grown at Mehrgarh about 7000 years ago.
    (ii) Actual pieces of cloth were found attached to the lid of a silver vase and some copper objects were also found at Mohenjodaro.
    (iii) Archaeologists have also found spindle whorls, made of terracotta and faience. These were used to spin thread.
    (iv) A stone statue of an important man wearing an embroidered garment has been found in Mohenjodaro.


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