Images of and objects from the ancient Indus city of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh.
Plate with vertical sides. Copper and bronze plates were probably used exclusively by wealthy upper class city dwellers. Material: copper/bronze Dimensions: 4.3 cm height, 30.3 cm dia. Mohenjo-daro, DK 10781A National Museum, Karachi, NMP 52.1028
This oval well is located in room 19 northeast of Great Bath. It is the only well with an oval structure and may have been used to draw water for nearby bathing platforms or for filling the Great Bath.
Many of the terra cotta bangles were originally painted with black or red designs. Such ornaments are found in the thousands and may have been worn, broken and discarded much as glass bangles are used today throughout the subcontinent.
Although most wells were located inside private buildings, the city planners of Mohenjo Daro provided some public wells that could be accessed directly from the main street.
"Mohenjo-daro Upper Part of Podium of Great Granary as seen from the loading platform showing late walls (on earthen supports built when the ground-level had risen to the top of the podium (excavated 1950) (p. 127)." Wheeler caption
Two copper/bronze bangles, one from Harappa and the other from Mohenjo-daro. The bangles were made from a round hammered rod bent in a full circle. The space between the ends of the bangle would be pried apart to slip it over the wrist. Dimensions of
This collection of gold and agate ornaments includes objects found at both Mohenjo-daro and Harappa. At the top are fillets of hammered gold that would have been worn around the forehead. The other ornaments include bangles, chokers, long pendant