A traditional bullock cart and flat bottomed ferry boat are still used for local transport along the Indus River near the ancient site of Mohenjo-daro, Sindh, in Pakistan.
Ancient Indus Valley civilization boats and shipping related materials.
Although long distance travel on the Indus River is no longer feasible due to the construction of barrages and dams, local trade of firewood and other daily necessities is still moved up and down or across the river.
Flat bottomed ferry boats are used even today to help travelers cross the Indus River near Mohenjo-daro.
Three sided molded tablet. One side shows a flat bottomed boat with a central hut that has leafy fronds at the top of two poles. Two birds sit on the deck and a large double rudder extends from the rear of the boat.
Terra cotta toy boat from Harappa. Such toys may have been used by children.
Harappa Archaeological Research Project.