Dating to c. 3100 BCE, this hand-built pot with polychrome decoration is one of the earliest examples of intersecting circle motif in the Indus valley region.
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
It is appropriate that Daya Ram Sahni quickly found female figurines on Mound F at Harappa as he made the first incisions. Female figurines greatly outnumber those of men at ancient Indus sites.
Section through the northwestern portion of the "granary" platform directly below the baked brick "granary" walls (Trench 1NW). Similarity of composition of the mud-bricks in the northwestern, southwestern, and southeastern parts of the "granary"
"In order to trace some more walls of the two blocks of the Great Granary Mr. Sahni made a few stray extensions about the centre of Trench A both towards the east and west.
In one of the rooms uncovered in Trench 54, a pottery fragment with a sunburst painted decoration was discovered that could be dated to the the beginning of the Harappan Period, perhaps as early as 2600 BC.
In addition to headdresses and hair decorations, loose hair is sometimes depicted on figurines. A few figurines have painted black hair extending from the back of the head to below the shoulders. Approximate dimensions (W x H x D): 3.9 x 5.2 x 2.6
From different levels of the Ravi phase come these terracotta beads (center string) and hard stone beads made from carnelian, amazonite, and lapis lazuli.
Period 3B and 3C deposits essentially cover the entire modeled area and represent the greatest extent of the ancient urban center. J. M. Kenoyer has developed a model describing some of the processes that contribute to the urban growth at Harappa.
Close shot of re-constructed platform. The white is salt creeping up from the ground, a problem in many areas of the site.