Throughout Pakistan and India, special breeds of sheep are raised for sacrifice during religious festivals such as Qurbani Eid.
Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
Area not known Painted Pottery, red slip with black painted design. 1 2 3 [bottom right] on back going down No. 172 also 1187 penciled in back
This large room or courtyard was filled with a solid mud brick platform that was almost entirely excavated to investigate the underlying room.
Many of the original walls and features of the ancient buildings in DK-G area have been rebuilt and modified through conservation.
Area not known Painted Pottery, red slip with black painted design. 1 [top left] 2 3 4 5 6 7 [bottom right] on back No. 167
Area not known Pottery sherds illustrating different types of surface decoration. One sherd of a distinctive Indus bowl has a molded Indus script on the exterior of the base.
The original walls in a large building complex referred to as the Chief's house have been repaired and conserved. This view shows some reconstructed ground floor rooms and steps leading to a second story room.
The original walls in a large building complex referred to as the Chief's house have been repaired and conserved. This view shows part of a large courtyard and the top of a well on the left.
Area not known Brick making was important for Indus cities and the production of bricks may have taken place in areas outside the city as well as near to habitation areas.