Jean-Marie Casal writes in his book on the enigma of the Indus civilization, in a section called The last days of Mundigak and the problem of Baluchistan: "In Mundigak, the destruction of the first city, roughly at the same time, is probably linked
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A bird whistle found at Mundigak. Bird whistles are among the most enduring of objects in South Asia, with thousands of years of history behind them as objects of everyday use.
Jonathan Mark Kenoyer writes: "Musical instruments were also made for
A humped bull figurine, similar to ones also found in Sohr Damb/Nal in Balochistan, with which Mundigak also shared burial customs in Period III [3400-2900 BCE].
Casal writes, after discussing the caprid [goat] types found on tasting glasses "Among
"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
Mundigak III (3400-2900 BCE) and IV (2900-2400 BCE) pottery with geometric designs.
Aurore Didier asks in his article The use of colour in the Protohistoric pottery from Pakistani Balochistan and from Mundigak (Afghanistan): Cultural Identities and
Quarters for important officials are located on the western side of the Citadel. It is a walled subdivision added during Stage III of the Harappan civilization. This part is adjacent to the west of the castle.
Dholavira had a central marketplace. A thriving “Bazaar” to exchange goods from the middle-eastern merchants. This place was the center of trade and commerce used to exchange merchandise during trading seasons.
This reservoir is seen close to the citadel and is smaller in size than the other reservoirs found around the city. The Manhar river channel on the east filled up the Citadel reservoirs first.