Many of the original walls and features of the ancient buildings in DK-G area have been rebuilt and modified through conservation.
The DK-G Area of Mohenjo-daro
The original walls in a large building complex referred to as the Chief's house have been repaired and conserved. This view shows some reconstructed ground floor rooms and steps leading to a second story room.
The original walls in a large building complex referred to as the Chief's house have been repaired and conserved. This view shows part of a large courtyard and the top of a well on the left.
Oxcarts could not reach many of the urban neighborhoods. Pack animals and pedestrians could have used this narrow lane.
Looking north along First Street. The area to the left has been fully excavated and the area to the right is unexcavated. Later street levels are seen in the background.
Some houses had small staircases leading to a second story or to a platform for pouring water into a bathing area.
The doors of later buildings can be seen in the upper levels of the wall to the left. The gradual tapering of the walls in the far right was an intentional architectural feature to avoid collapse of the upper floors.
The main street running north south along the east edge of the Great Bath ends with this unique brick platform. The hollow sockets would have held wooden beams that may have formed a gate or traffic control device.