Tiny steatite microbeads (less than 1mm in diameter) such as those seen here were probably perforated with a sharpened copper wire, while stone drills with larger tips were used for carnelian, lapis, and amazonite beads.
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.
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.
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.
Excavation of one buttress  shows how the silt and garbage from the street spilled into the hollow area from the outside of the "granary", eventually blocking it entirely.
This carnelian bead has been artificially colored with white lines and circles using a special bleaching technique developed by the ancient Harappans.