[Original 1931 text] "To have cleared these remains completely or even to the extent of recovering the main lines of their plans would have meant dismantling the Buddhist buildings above them, and, as ther were obvious objections to removing such
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
Mackay writes that most of the bosses on the backs of seals had the same size and shape. The perforation always runs in the direction of the animal's body, to help keep the seal upright when worn around the neck. The boss is centered on the back and
Aerial View from South Early Aerial view of the Citadel Mound at Mohenjo-daro (looking south), showing the excavations in SD area prior to the work conducted by Wheeler in 1950. A path and stairs lead from the musum campus area to the stupa on the
Photographed between 1922-27 and published in Sir John Marshall, Mohenjodaro and The Indus Civilization (1931).
At Mohenjo-daro narrow streets and alleyways branch off of the major streets, leading into more private neighborhoods. Many of the brick houses were two stories high, with thick walls and high ceilings to keep the rooms cool in the hot summer months.