Mohenjo:daro: brick staircase forming part of rebuilt super structure of Great Granary (excavated 1950).
Ancient Indus Civilization "granary" excavations and materials. Note that the earlier interpretation of these constructions are Harappa and Mohenjo-daro in particular are not thought of as granaries by modern archaeologists; their purpose remains unclear.
"Mohenjo-daro Upper Part of Podium of Great Granary as seen from the loading platform showing late walls (on earthen supports built when the ground-level had risen to the top of the podium (excavated 1950) (p. 127)."
Overlooking the northwest corner of the REM Granary excavations. A stairway indicates the presence of a second story.
Looking north along the western edge of the Granary excavations. A large storage vessel crushed by the weight of the overlying sediments is visible at the edge of a small wall.
Closeup view of stairway in the northwestern part of the REM Granary excavations (see photo 138)
From Wheeler's Civilizations of the Indus Valley and Beyond "The granary at Mohenjo-daro was built on a high podium with ventilation
The northwestern corner of the REM Granary excavations showing large walls built at different times and along different alignments.