Figurines from ancient Indus Civilization sites.
Although many animal figurines have identifiable traits (e. g., the applied "hide" and horn typical of a rhinoceros figurine), some figurines are not readily identifiable.
Several types of birds are represented in figurines. Bird figurines with long tapered tails probably represent parakeets.
Tiger or leopard figurine with incised facial features, including punctated dots on the face that could be whisker marks. This figurine depicts a normal feline without horns or human face and therefore probably represents the actual wild animal.
A different style of quadruped body has a vertical neck shaft for attaching and possibly changing the (separate) head. Figurine heads with this type of neck shaft include the markhor heads discussed earlier (see image #40). Approximate dimensions (W
Excavations of a large late Period 3C pit in Trench 43 resulted in the discovery of many broken figurines of humans and animals.