A closer view of a room or the side of a building on Mound AB, Harappa.
Harappa Mound AB Related Slides. Mound AB is apparently the oldest and was the first Mound at Harappa to be excavated.
Mound AB, whose origins actually go back five and a half thousands years to 3500 BCE, seen from the rich crop fields that surround many ancient Indus cities including Mohenjo-daro and Dholavira.
This area in Mound AB, excavated in the 1920's revealed large houses thought to have belonged to upper class members of ancient Indus society.
Between Mound AB and Mound F are a number of mysterious circular platforms, originally inside houses and small courtyards.
The central area of Mound A/AB was continuosly rebuilt in ancient times. Behind the curved wall is a well and below it what may have been a public bathing area.