QUESTION: Mention any two features to suggest that the Harappan people enjoyed a higher standard of civic amenities than those in Mesopotamia.
ANSWER: Harappan people enjoyed a higher standard of civic amenities than those of Mesopotamia. The Great Bath of Mohenjo-Daro and also its many houses with their own water supply, bathrooms, and excellent drainage system, all going on to say that “the masses enjoyed a degree of comfort and luxury unknown in other parts of the civilized world.”
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