Eastern edge of Mound E 50

A large number of seals and inscribed objects were discovered in excavations on the eastern edge of Mound E from 1993 to 1997. This view of excavations in Trench 10W shows two rooms of houses along the edge of a north-south street. A square steatite seal was found in the dust bin in the center of the photograph and numerous incised and molded tablets were found in the overlying debris. These deposits date to Period 3B of the Harappa Phase, circa 2450-2200 BCE.