This general view of houses in VS area shows the color of the brick walls after the use of mud brick and clay slurry for conservation.
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
Standing in HR area and looking northwest at the juncture of Last Street (east west) and First Street (north south). VS area is seen on the other side of the street and the stupa mound rises in the background.
These are the five most common terminal signs on the Indus Valley seals according to Iravatham Mahadevan's analysis (1982:316). The first sign (from the left), the most common in the Indus script (10% of all known signs), is read by him as denoting a
Area not known Overview of a camel skeleton (Camelus sp.) that was buried in a pit associated with buildings made from complete and broken Harappan.
Photographed between 1922-27 and published in Sir John Marshall, Mohenjodaro and The Indus Civilization (1931).
One relatively successful low cost techniques used to combat the destructive nature of salts in the fired bricks is to cover the walls with a thick layer of mud and straw plaster and to spray them with clay slurry.
Iravatham Mahadevan believes that the terminal sign used here is actually a combination of two signs. The bottom part (figure carrying) denotes a bearer of office.
Museum Campus Traditional Sindhi oxcarts were used to transport crates of pottery and artifacts to Dokri Train station where they were loaded onto a train for transport to Karachi or Lahore. No.77