Mohenjo-daro: HR area, Water closet, 1800 B.C.

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Herbert E, Budek Films and mounted transparencys, Santa Barbara, California

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In this scene we are in the interior of another typical house at Mohenjo-daro in another of the common rooms: the bath, At the right is the water closet, That every house was equipped further emphasizes the technical level reached by these early peoples with respect to sanitation of a most modern character, A like civilization, able to employ similar standards, is not known in the ancient world until Roman times, The closest comparison would be the Roman baths which were public buildings,

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Indus Valley Civilization, archaeology, Mohenjo-Daro, mounted transparency set

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This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.

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