Animal Figurines

Ram figurine

Terra cotta ram figurine from Harappa. Such figurines may represent sacrificial animals used in specific annual rituals. Harappa Archaeological Research Project.

Indus Dog Figurine

Figurine of begging dog with upraised front paws and wearing a beaded collar. The back legs have been shaped into a stand. Hand formed with applique ornaments and eyes. Material: terra cotta Dimensions: 7.1 cm height, 3.7 cm length, 2.9 cm width

Elephant head

Elephant head with stylized wide spread ears. Traces of red and white paint bands are visible on the face. Painting of elephants for ritual processions is a common practice in traditional India and the main colors are red and white. This figurine may