A broken steatite tablet (H97-3431/7615-01) was recovered from deposits just below the fired brick revetment of the "granary" platform and dates to Harappa Period 3B (2450-2200 BC).
Harappa, Punjab ancient Indus civilization excavations, figurines, seals and other objects.
This photograph of a jar illustrated in the center of Trench A(e) (Vats 1947, Plate IX), shows the base of a large jar that was probably used as a latrine.
"Balls in terracotta, stone, shell, and faience have been found universally at Harappa, those in terracotta being recovered in specially large numbers."
Richard Meadow photographs the excavations in Trench 54 from a tall bamboo ladder that is supported by four ropes. This ladder can be situated over any area of the excavations to obtain near vertical views of rooms and artifact scatters.
Other female figurines have a double volute headdress that is usually decorated and sometimes painted black as well.
"Four other trial trenches were dug in site F in places which appeared most favourable for examination.
Period 2 deposits represent a transition phase between pre urban and urban phases and exist primarily beneath Mound E.
Between Mound AB and Mound F are a number of mysterious circular platforms, originally inside houses and small courtyards.