Which of the following statements are correct about Harappan Civilization?

  1. Harappans were involved in trade with Mesopotamia
  2. Harappans did not use metallic coins
  3. Harappans were the first to grow cotton.

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Harappans are known to have exported many commodities to Mesopotamia, though there is no evidence of what they received in exchange. Harappans were the first to grow cotton. Cotton has been found at Mehrgarh at least 2000 years before the mature phase of Harappan Civilization. Harappan. The Harappans had no money economy. Like all people in the ancient world, the Harappans too traded through barter or exchange of goods.

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