A well-planned road grid and a more sophisticated drainage system hint that the occupants for the ancient Indus civilization city of Mohenjo Daro were skilled metropolitan planners with a reverence for the control over water. But simply whom occupied the ancient town in modern-day Pakistan through the third millennium B.C. continues to be a puzzle.
“It really is pretty faceless,” states Indus specialist Gregory Possehl of this University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
The town does not have ostentatious palaces, temples, or monuments.