Ancient Indus Civilization dishes

Dish or lid

Late Harappan Period dish or lid with perforation at edge for hanging or attaching to large jar. It shows a Blackbuck antelope with trefoil design made of combined circle-and-dot motifs, possibly representing stars.


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