On an early winter morning the mist settles in the low-lying areas of Mohenjo daro between the "citadel" and the "lower town". In the distance the heavy mist on the Indus River forms a solid white line.
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
This seal from Mohenjo-daro measures 29 mm (1.14) inches on each side and is made of fired steatite. Steatite is an easily carved soft stone that becomes hard after firing.
A traditional bullock cart and flat bottomed ferry boat are still used for local transport along the Indus River near the ancient site of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh, in Pakistan.
Photographed between 1922-27 and published in Sir John Marshall, Mohenjodaro and The Indus Civilization (1931).
Rice fields almost ready for the fall (kharif) harvest reach to the edges of the Indus River near Mohenjo-daro.
It was one of 388 unicorn seals found during the excavations in Mohenjo-daro led by the British archaeologist Ernest Mackay between 1927 and 1931. Mackay dated the seal to the late Period IB, or approximately 2,000 B.C
ACC - Citadel Gateway Southeast Upper levels of fill with lots of broken pottery in a room made of fired brick walls.