Two Steatite Unicorn Seals SP 3393

The seals are published as Plate XIX, 8 and 9 in Sahni's report (Daya Ram Sahni, 1926. Annual Report Of The Archaeological Survey Of India 1923-24, pg 54.), but they are not individually identified in the text. The seal on the right (Pl. XIX, 9) is described below in Vats' report.

"The seal on the right was recovered from Stratum II in area B of Mound AB. The following description is provided for seal no. Bg7 in the Finds from this stratum."

Fragmentary unicorn seal with with 3 pictograms. Pl. LXXXVII, 42.
1 1/2 in.sq.; No. Bg7; Depth 3 ft. b.s.

- Madho Sarup Vats, Excavations at Harappa: Being an account of archaeological excavations at Harappa carried out between the years 1920-21 and 1933-34. Volume I - Text; Volume II - 139 Plates., pg 138. Image Pl. LXXXVII, 42.

These two unicorn seals have a distinct form of inscription that suggests they date to the final Harappa Phase Period 3C.

- Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, 2023.

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[Original caption] Harappa Seals No. Bg 7 and other broken in 3 pieces

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