Red stoneware bangle (H2000-4490/9843-01) with no inscription. The lack of inscription may indicate that this may have been a place where the bangles were stored prior to inscribing them for distribution.
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
Fully and partially glazed faience tablets and other fired objects could be examined after the fire had cooled and the canister opened. The steatite molds were also included in the canister to see how they would be affected by this type of firing.
Cross-sections inside (top) and outside (bottom) of perimeter wall . The wall itself, being of mud-brick, was heavily eroded, sometimes to a lower elevation than the adjoining more densely packed street debris.
Beneath the Late Harappan wall in Trench 38 is a large globular pot covered with an inverted bottle shaped vessel that was used as a lid. This and the other small bowl protruding from the section were set in the floor of a room earlier than the wall.
Section view of the the floor levels of the Trench 54 South workshop showing major excavation units.
A group of 16 three-sided incised baked steatite tablets, all with the same inscriptions, were uncovered in mid- to late Period 3B debris outside of the curtain wall. (See 56). These tablets may originally been enclosed in a perishable container
A small pot was found on the floor just to the west of the large globular vessel (the big hole in the wall is where it once sat). In the foreground are other large jars set into the floor and used as hearths or garbage pits.