"It was therefore decided to carry a trench wide and long enough to lay bare the general lie of the remains hidden in it. A plan and section of this trench will be published in a special article and will show the nature of the structural remains exposed."
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
The excavation map is defined by the Harappa Archaeological Research Project, and shows the extent of occupation phases during different chronological phases.
Overview of the "granary" area looking towards the southeast. The walls have been partly restored for conservation purposes by the Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Pakistan.
The central area of Mound A/AB was continuosly rebuilt in ancient times. Behind the curved wall is a well and below it what may have been a public bathing area.
"In January 1921, Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni sank in the north-western part of this mound the diagonal Trench A, 16 ft. wide and 500 ft.
Panoramic view of Mound E with modern Harappa town at the far left. In the center are excavation areas from 1987-1990. At the right is the area of Trench 54, excavated in 2000, that exposes the earliest levels of the ancient Harappan Period city.
Above: Animal on Burial Jar from Harappa "A long march preceded our arrival at Haripah, through jangal of the closest description.
View of Harappa Mound AB Trench 39N from the North showing the earliest Ravi [Aspect of the Hakra] phase occupation levels (Period IA, ca. 3300 BC). These levels revealed traces of post molds from houses that were oriented N-S/E-W.