Pottery

Ancient Indus civilization and earlier pottery.

Pot Discovery

"Ebrahim uncovered a large storage jar on his side of the balk, set at the same level as mine, in the angle of a landing at the top of a little staircase. And what ajar!

Painted Bowl

This painted bowl at the Guimet is from the Mundigak IV period, 2900-2400 BCE and involves some elaborate and very finely painted designs that could be an abstraction of the pipal leaf, sacred or of great reverence to Mundigak and Indus cultures.

Pipal Leaf Goblet

"These balloon glasses are characteristic of the urban period [Period IV]. Most often, their decor includes either rows of caprids with an elongated body and hatching in the Iranian style of Susa II, or leaves of the pipal tree so frequent in the

Pottery

[Original 1931 text] "The ancient pottery of Mohenjo-daro frequently has sand or ime, or both, mixed with the clay, more often in the painted ware than in the plain ware.

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