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There are few shreds of evidence available through which the archaeologists' could trace that the social and economic differences were present in Harappan society. The very important one among them is – The study of the burials of Harappan society.

• It has been observed that the deads were usually laid in pits but there were certain differences in the way in which these pits were made like some pits had hollowed out spaces which were lined with bricks.


• In some graves, pottery and ornaments were found, which was the basis to point out the social and economical differences in the society


• The burial artefacts have been classified into two categories - utilitarian and luxurious. Utilitarian means the daily utilities like querns, pottery, flesh rubber, and needles viz, the goods made up of clay and stone which were commonly used in the society. Objects of luxuries were made up of precious and non-local materials using advanced and complicated Technology


• As the archaeologist have studied they have reached to the point that presence of utilitarian and luxurious objects in the burials are evidence of social and economical differences existing in Harappan society


To conclude, the burials with luxury objects and those which were bricked lined would be of rich and renowned people


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