Detail view of a hollow area that would originally have held a wooden beam bonded into the baked brick structure. In the background is a wall remnant from the later rebuilding of the "granary".
HARP (Harappa Archaeological Research Project) a group of scholars from a variety of fields dedicated to advancing the study of the ancient Indus Valley civilization.
A banded agate bead (at left), a long terra cotta bead (center) and a cylindrical steatite bead (at right) were all found in the deposits of a room in Trench 54.
Flakes of various shades of agate, carnelian, jasper, chert, and lapis lazuli indicate the range of raw materials being processed in this part of Harappa during the Ravi phase.
Early Harappan (Kot Dijian Phase, Period II) female figurines are often broken. On the left is the lower half of a figurine, showing wide hips and pointed legs. On the right is the upper half of a figurine with traces of painting.
Hollow baked brick buttresses were later built up against the original "granary" structure on top of a shallow mud-brick platform  that itself overlies the mud-brick platform of the original "granary". Below these platforms is baked brick wall
The ancient Harappans went to great efforts to obtain exotic colored stones for making beads of different shapes and sizes.
This carnelian bead has been artificially colored with white lines and circles using a special bleaching technique developed by the ancient Harappans.
Early Harappan female figurine holding a bowl in her two hands. The face is painted with bold eyes and a necklace with pendant beads is painted at the throat.