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INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
The Indus valley civilization seems to have taken less interest in large scale art , unlike other civilizations . There are proofs in Mohenjo-Daro that they are remarkably good at modelling human figures .
Following the Indus valley civilization which was a millennium old and collapsed , Vedic period came into existence . Abstract Pottery was the main art that is found till date from this age .
The emperor Ashoka of north Indian Maurya empire adopted Buddhism in his 40s . Even though he was patronized on rock cut architecture , not many of them survive. The famous Lion capital of Ashoka with four pillars was taken as the EMBLEM OF INDIA , after Independence.