Panoramic view of Mound E with modern Harappa town at the far left. In the center are excavation areas from 1987-1990. At the right is the area of Trench 54, excavated in 2000, that exposes the earliest levels of the ancient Harappan Period city.
The curving line of the mud brick city wall at the eastern edge of Mound E rose high above the level of an ancient street that followed the exterior of the wall.
Clearing the ancient Harappan debris from the eroded surface outside of the mud brick city wall at the eastern edge of Mound E. In 1997 this area of Trench 11 was cleared to define the stratigraphic sequence between Period 3B and 3C.
Excavations in 1998 expanded the area of Trench 11 which lies to the west of Trench 10 on Mound E in order to recover seals and inscribed objects inside actual houses.