How Did The Sumer Civilization Differ From Indus River Valley Civilization

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In the early stages of life on Earth, there were many civilizations and organizations of people. Two civilizations were the Indus River Valley and Sumerian people. These civilizations were located in modern day India and Southern Iraq. They both relied on many things to thrive and become wealthy organizations. The Indus River Valley and the Sumer civilizations shared similarities (Religion,Politics, and Art); they also have many differences (Economics, Social, and Geography).

The Indus River Valley and the Sumer civilizations were similar in many ways including Religion, Politics, and Art. Religion in both civilizations were practiced by worshiping many gods and goddesses which means that both civilizations were polytheistic. They Indus River
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One difference was in economics. The trade of copper, tin, gold, and cotton goods kept the Indus River Valley civilization alive and growing. They traded on land to Persia, Afghanistan, South India, and Western Asia and by sea with Sumeria through the Persian Gulf. Although the Sumer civilization traded, they were more into agriculture to maintain economics. Agriculture lead to many technological advances created by the sumerian scholars. One of these advances was a language that consisted of pictures then changed into cuneiform words and symbols. The next difference was in social techniques.The people of the Indus River Valley civilization viewed men more important than women and followed a caste system to maintain the social structure. Sumerian people followed social classes that had a upper, middle, and slavery class. Another difference between the two civilizations was their location. The Sumerian civilization was located between the Tigris and Euphrates river in southern Mesopotamia which is modern day Iraq. Their location had an abundance of farm land. The Indus River Valley civilization was located in modern day Pakistan and Northern India on the fertile flood plain of the Indus River. It allowed travel for trade along the
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