J. Mark Kenoyer sitting in the right foreground takes notes during excavations at the southwest corner of the "granary" (Trench 1SW). The baked brick revetment of the "granary" platform is in the foreground, the southernmost baked brick wall of the
Slides in full or partial color.
Photograph of gateway excavations, 1995. A series of side rooms were also excavated along the eastem edge of the gateway in 1995. The latest phase of construction also included a large east-west oriented doorway leading through the eastem edge of the
On Ground: K. Bhardwaj, A. Wajid, M. R. Deo, Mr. A.M. Qwazalbash, Mr. K.N. Lal, K.K. Gupta, R. Ullah, A.K. Dixit. On Chairs: Mr. S.K. Hussain, Mr. H. N. Chaudhary, Mr. V. L. Shreevastava, Mr. Chedi Mishra, Mr. N.S. Rama Rao, Mr. R.V. Phansalker, Mr.
The eroded edges of the "citadel" mounds are covered with red brick dust and pottery, with traces of lighter mud brick revealing the underlying platforms that form the foundations of the uppermost buildings.
Faience tablet (H2000-4387/2089-02), found during surface collecting, depicts an elephant on one side and has script on the reverse (not shown).
Long gill nets of various sizes and configurations are set in areas along the coast. The type of net and the fishing grounds vary in accordance to season and type of fish that is being caught.
Seals were used to make a sealing, or positive imprint, like this modern resin one made from the original seal. Sealings were used in ancient times for trade.
Fishing usually begins early in the morning. Fisherfolk often leave well before the sun rises and return in the early afternoon.