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Write about the history of sports equipment and toys in ancient India.
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Toys can throw light on history and technological development. We can also get a glimpse of religious and cultural traditions through them. As a part of traditional Diwali celebrations in Maharashtra model forts are made.
Clay images of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his soldiers and also people and animals are placed on these model forts. This tradition keeps the memory alive of the important role of forts in the history of Maharashtra.
An ivory doll made by Indian craftsmen was found in the excavation of Pompeii, an ancient in Italy. It is dated to 1st century C.E. This artefact throws light on the Indo-Roman trade relations. Thus, toys found in archaeological excavations can tell us about cultural contacts between nations in ancient times.
1. Where was an ivory doll made by Indian craftsmen found? (1)
2. Which tradition from Maharashtra mentioned in give passage? (1)
3. With the help of toys of your choice, write the information about any one Indian game. (2)