Jonathan Mark Kenoyer

Slides on the archaeology and excavation of ancient Indus Valley sites including Harappa by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Ram figurine

Terra cotta ram figurine from Harappa. Such figurines may represent sacrificial animals used in specific annual rituals. Harappa Archaeological Research Project.


Throughout Pakistan and India, special breeds of sheep are raised for sacrifice during religious festivals such as Qurbani Eid.

Indus Dog Figurine

Figurine of begging dog with upraised front paws and wearing a beaded collar. The back legs have been shaped into a stand. Hand formed with applique ornaments and eyes. Material: terra cotta Dimensions: 7.1 cm height, 3.7 cm length, 2.9 cm width