Harappa

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

Bead Pot

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.

Faience ornaments

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.

Faience beads

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.

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