Private wells were rebuilt over many generations to serve the needs of a large household or neighborhood. This well in DK G area at Mohenjo-daro stands like a chimney because all of the surrounding earth has been removed by excavation.
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
Area not known View of a large fired brick wall along the edge of the mound shows the construction of a later wall along the same alignment, and the infilling of what would have been a small open area or alleyway.
Almost every house unit at Mohenjo-daro was equipped with a private bathing area with drains to take the dirty water out into a larger drain that emptied into a sewage drain.
HR Area is located southeast of the citadel mound. Large areas of the mound have not yet been excavated and are covered with eroding brick structures and pottery.
This unicorn seal was also discovered during the late 1927-31 excavations at Mohenjo-daro. One theory holds that the bull actually has two horns, but that these have been stylized to one because of the complexity of depicting three dimensions.
The unicorn always has this object in front of it. There are at least five theories about this object. Mackay and Marshall thought it was the feeding trough or "manger" still seen in Sindh today.
[Original 1931 text] "It is the figure of a dancer standing on his right leg, with the body from the waist upwards bent well round to the left, both arms thrown out in the same direction, and the left leg raised high in front.