Quarters for important officials are located on the western side of the Citadel. It is a walled subdivision added during Stage III of the Harappan civilization. This part is adjacent to the west of the castle.
Slides and images of Dholavira an archaeological site from the Ancient Indus Valley civilization
Dholavira had a central marketplace. A thriving “Bazaar” to exchange goods from the middle-eastern merchants. This place was the center of trade and commerce used to exchange merchandise during trading seasons.
This reservoir is seen close to the citadel and is smaller in size than the other reservoirs found around the city. The Manhar river channel on the east filled up the Citadel reservoirs first.
Lying on the western part of the city, the cemetery has an important significance in the culture of Dholavira. The cemetery covers a very large area with circular and rectangular shaped cenotaphs.
A water management system using storm water drainage. The storm water drain in the picture is located in the citadel and connected to an arterial one on the south of the Citadel.
A 10 lettered signboard found in the western chamber of North Gate of Castle, (c. 2500-1900 BC). There are ten symbols in the panel. One symbol has been repeated four times. These symbols are indicative of use in Stage IV of Harappan Culture.
The Citadel is seen on the southern side with reservoir on the east. The major reservoirs are seen on the north and west side of the picture. [Which sides, top or bottom?]
A large reservoir located on the northern periphery of the city. According to town planning and location of middle and lower town, large reservoirs were used for industrial purposes.