A view of the houses and streets in VS area, with the citadel and stupa mound in the background.
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
In addition to any commercial functions, the seal may also have designated a position of authority. The motif on the seal could also have been an amulet or charm. The seal itself was probably worn around the neck, with a chord passed through the boss
[Original 1931 text] "And now we come to two small statuettes which are more surprising even than the masterly engraving of the bull . . . .. When I first saw them I found it difficult to believe that they were prehistoric; they seemed to so
[Original 1931 caption] "House II. - Rooms 1 to 26, covering a rectangular area of 86 ft. 10 in. by 64 ft. 5 in.
DK-G Lower levels of Street 1 in DK- G area of Mohenjo-daro. The buildings on the left were excavated under the supervision of K. N. Dikshit and then later by E. J. H. Mackay in the 1920's-30's.
This general view of houses in HR area shows the color of the brick walls prior to use of mud brick and clay slurry for conservation. The lower parts of the walls have the natural reddish color of fired brick.
One of the longer inscriptions made from a seal found during Mackay's excavations between 1927-1931 in Mohenjo-daro (D.K.
Although the Indus Valley script is still undeciphered, there is some agreement among a number of leading scholars that it represents some sort of proto-Dravidian language common in South India today.
[Original 1931 text] "Of the drains which served this building and which belonged to the later reconstruction, one (EE) is carried east and west along the inner side of its northern wall through Chambers 10 and 11 and so beneath the monastery shrine