Mackay writes about the large building in Block 22 (p. 152): "At the floor level of the Late II Phase this building measured 51 feet 3 inches, North-South, by 56 ft. long at the north and about 54 feet 9 ins. at the south.
The DK-G Area of Mohenjo-daro
Mackay continues about the building in Block 22 (p. 153): "There are, for instance, two footings, each about 6 ins. Wide, along the southern side of room 3, the lower one 8.3 ft. and the other 6.2 ft.
Mackay speculates on the owner of this building in Block 22, which may have looked something like this sketch by him of another Indus home (p. 154): I am inclined to think that this building was the house of some rich personage, for it is very
One relatively successful low cost techniques used to combat the destructive nature of salts in the fired bricks is to cover the walls with a thick layer of mud and straw plaster and to spray them with clay slurry.
This general view of DK-G area shows multiple walls built at different time and two wells that were used up until the last phase of occupation.
This view into two small rooms shows tapered walls that were built to support a second floor. Later rooms were built directly on top of these walls because they provided a strong foundation.
As houses were built on top of earlier structures, the windows and doorways were blocked up. Notice the changing alignments as the walls were remodeled.