A set of three rectangular basal slabs used to support the pillar column and mud bricks. The image shows finely crafted pillar base on which the composite pillar members were placed in order.
Slides in full or partial color.
An entry point into the Dholavira city and offering a vantage point over the sprawling cityscape is the North Gate. There are two large and elevated chambers flanked by sunken passageways on both sides. It is connected with L-shaped staircases.
Two pillars associated with some type of entrance. It resembles a pillar shaped structure that is neatly polished. Two pillars could be a form of entry into a town, temple or a place of significance.
The limestone pillar members, found at Dholavira reminiscence of the Harappan culture. A circular cut base of the pillar is shown below. Pillar members have been found in various trenches around Dholavira.
A broad and deep passageway with stairs and a high front terrace with connected pathways and on outward gentle slope. The entry from west gate leads to a set of reservoirs. Pillars and pilasters can be seen on the interior chambers of the west gate.
Eastern Wall – Remnant of the eastern wall after the fortification of the city. There are gates on the wall running along its periphery.
Gulam Mustafa was one of my main fisher folk informants. He had several businesses that he ran, but he also had a lot of knowledge and the equipment related to fishing.
One of my main informants in Harappa Town was an elderly man named Baba Yaqoob. He was retired at the time during the mid-1990s, while his sons worked their land as well as a vegetable stand on the western side of Harappa.