After removal of the overlying sediment it was clear that the pot was filled with beads. Each bead was mapped in and then photographed before removal. In the lower levels were many tiny beads that had settled to the bottom.
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
Lateral view of remnants of brick walls and massive mud brick platforms of the Harappan and Early Harappan (Kot Diji) Periods on the west side of Trench 54. Looking North.
A collection of faience ornaments from Harappa. The Harappans developed a very compact glassy faience that was produced in a variety of colors, ranging from white, to blue green, deep blue and even red-brown.
View of the preserved surface of perimeter wall  excavated in 2001 looking Southeast toward the area excavated from 1993 to1997.
Circular platforms in the southwestern part of Mound F excavated by M.S. Vats in the 1920s and 1930s, as conserved by the Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Pakistan.
North-South section plan of Harappan (Period 3) and Early Harappan (Period 2) wall remnants and mud brick platforms on the west side of Trench 54.
Plan view of the portion of perimeter wall  excavated in 2001. The pattern of the bricks suggests a complicated series of additions to the inside of the structure that are not yet well understood.
Faience beads of different shapes and colors were found in the bead pot (83). Some of these appear to be imitations of the natural stones; deep azure blue lapis lazuli, blue-green turquoise and banded to imitate banded agate.