"Animal figures, mostly in terracotta, have been found in very large numbers at Harappa. They are also fairly common in faience, specially the squirrels and rams, both of which were used as amulets.
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
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.
Although most Indus Civilization female figurines are quite curvaceous, some "fat" female figurines are also found. These are often hollow, but sometimes solid.
The ancient Harappans went to great efforts to obtain exotic colored stones for making beads of different shapes and sizes.
The infants being nursed by female figurines are usually very schematically represented by a bent and pinched roll of clay with or without applied eyes.
Smaller items start getting grouped for the photographs, in photographs from subsequent years we start to see many more objects grouped in each image.  Terracotta head, left. Terracotta bull, right. "Harappa offers a greater variety of animal
Excavated by the Harappa Archaeological Research Project in 1993, this large corbelled drain was built in the middle of an abandoned gateway at Harappa to dispose of rainwater and sewage.
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.