Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.

Two Gaming Pieces

This excerpt refers to mound F excavations in Extension Ab. "Another trial trench which had to be cut through a thick layer of earth and debris revealed a huge mass of broken earthen vessels of different shapes and designs varying in size from small


While it may be surmised that these two circular stones are well-placed in the yoni display case (see linga for Marshall's discussion), Dr. Kenoyer writes of these objects (Ancient Cities , p. 109): "The circle is also a protective symbol that

Jasper drill bits

Jasper drill bits were used for drilling carnelian and amazonite beads during the Ravi and subsequent phases at Harappa. On the left are two snapped drill tips while on the right is a broken drill base. All are from the Ravi phase.