Wheeler's Mohenjo-daro 1950

A hitherto unknown box of 63 images in Sir Mortimer Wheeler's personal collection from excavations he led at Mohenjo-daro in 1950. With new captions by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer. Restored with diagrams, maps, the original caption sheets found with the images and ancillary material from Wheeler's published works.

Table of Contents
ACC Citadel Gateway Southeast
Aerial View
DK G
Museum Campus
REM Granary
Stupa Area
Areas not known
Numbered List found with photographs
Additional Images from Wheeler's The Indus Civilization (1963).

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Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Southeast 1. Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Southeast [25]
2. Wheeler Photo Directions, Mohenjo-daro 1950
Pottery Cache (Group B) in a Post-towers Context (Context D) of the Citadel Fortifications 3. Pottery Cache (Group B) in a Post-towers Context (Context D) of the Citadel Fortifications [24]
Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Southeast 4. Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Southeast [117] (26Q?)
Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Excavations 5. Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Excavations [33]
Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway 6. Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway [110]
Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Excavations 7. Mohenjo-daro Citadel Gateway Excavations [112]
Group of towers at the south-eastern corner of the Citadel, Mohenjo-daro 8. Group of towers at the south-eastern corner of the Citadel, Mohenjo-daro [117]
Fired Brick Platform, Mohenjo-daro 9. Fired Brick Platform, Mohenjo-daro [16]
Aerial View of Mohenjo-daro 10. Aerial View of Mohenjo-daro [107A]
Wheeler's Map of  Mohenjo-daro, 1968 11. Wheeler's Map of Mohenjo-daro, 1968
Wall Construction, Mohenjo-daro 12. Wall Construction, Mohenjo-daro [100]
 Bricks Visible, Mohenjo-daro 13. Bricks Visible, Mohenjo-daro [39]
First Street, Lower Levels Mohenjo-daro 14. First Street, Lower Levels Mohenjo-daro [57]
Camel Skeleton Mohenjo-daro 15. Camel Skeleton Mohenjo-daro [29]
Camel Skeleton Mohenjo-daro 16. Camel Skeleton Mohenjo-daro [34]
Mohenjo-daro Museum 17. Mohenjo-daro Museum [77]
Western Edge, Mohenjo-daro Granary 18. Western Edge, Mohenjo-daro Granary [60 / 48?]
19. Plan of the Granary, Mohenjo-daro
Mohenjo-daro Granary Platform 20. Mohenjo-daro Granary Platform [88D]
Mohenjo-daro Granary Excavations 21. Mohenjo-daro Granary Excavations [91]
Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [6] 22. Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [6]
Mohenjo-daro Granary "Loading Dock" 23. Mohenjo-daro Granary "Loading Dock" [177]
Mohenjo-daro, "Granary," 1950 24. Mohenjo-daro, "Granary" [177B]
Mohenjo-daro Granary and Great Bath Drain 25. Mohenjo-daro Granary and Great Bath Drain [154]
Mohenjo-daro Granary Wheeler Excavations 26. Mohenjo-daro Granary Wheeler Excavations [163 A]
Western Edge of Citadel, Mohenjo-daro 27. Western Edge of Citadel, Mohenjo-daro [122 A]
28. Wheeler's Section Granary Mohenjo-daro 1950
Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro 29. Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [138]
Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro 30. Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [134]
Mohenjo-daro REM Granary Excavations 31. Mohenjo-daro REM Granary Excavations [1175]
Stairway, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro 32. Stairway, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [139]
Mohenjo-daro REM Granary Excavations [1176] 33. Mohenjo-daro REM Granary Excavations [1176]*
Mohenjo-daro Granary Walls and Voids 34. Mohenjo-daro Granary Walls and Voids [55]
Massive Brick Structures, Mohenjo-daro 35. Massive Brick Structures, Mohenjo-daro [49]
Western edge of REM Granary excavations, Mohenjo-daro 36. Western edge of REM Granary excavations, Mohenjo-daro [46 A]
Granary Edge and Great Bath Drain, Mohenjo-daro 37. Granary Edge and Great Bath Drain, Mohenjo-daro [153]
Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro 38. Northwest Corner, Granary Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [13B] (138?)
 Mohenjo-daro Granary Room 39. Mohenjo-daro Granary Room [95]
Deep Sounding, Mohenjo-daro 40. Deep Sounding, Mohenjo-daro [41]
Stupa and Indus Period Structures, Mohenjo-daro 41. Stupa and Indus Period Structures, Mohenjo-daro [70]
SD Area Southeast, Mohenjo-daro 42. SD Area Southeast, Mohenjo-daro [113]
Mohenjo-daro 1950 Excavation Team with Sir Mortimer Wheeler 43. Mohenjo-daro 1950 Excavation Team with Sir Mortimer Wheeler [93B]
View from Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro 44. View from Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro [69]
Mohenjo-daro Stupa and Citadel Mound 45. Mohenjo-daro Stupa and Citadel Mound [47]
Looking towards Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro 46. Looking towards Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro [67]
SD Area and Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro 47. SD Area and Stupa Mound, Mohenjo-daro [32]
Mohenjo-daro Collapsed Brick Wall 48. Mohenjo-daro Collapsed Brick Wall [99]
Mohenjo-daro Brickwork 49. Mohenjo-daro Brickwork [109]
Narrow Mohenjo-daro Street 50. Narrow Mohenjo-daro Street [141]
Mohenjo-daro Ringstones and Smaller Stone Objects 51. Mohenjo-daro Ringstones and Smaller Stone Objects [119]
Perforated Stone Objects, Mohenjo-daro 52. Perforated Stone Objects, Mohenjo-daro [160A]
Stone Objects, Mohenjo-daro 53. Stone Objects, Mohenjo-daro [160B]
Stone and Terracotta Beads, Mohenjo-daro 54. Stone and Terracotta Beads, Mohenjo-daro [1212]
Painted Vessel Fragment, Mohenjo-daro 55. Painted Vessel Fragment, Mohenjo-daro [101]
Pottery, Mohenjo-daro 56. Pottery, Mohenjo-daro [168]
Painted Pottery, Mohenjo-daro 57. Painted Pottery, Mohenjo-daro [169]
Pottery with Painted Design, Mohenjo-daro 58. Pottery with Painted Design, Mohenjo-daro [170]
Painted Red-Slip Pottery, Mohenjo-daro 59. Painted Red-Slip Pottery, Mohenjo-daro [172]
Painted Pottery, Mohenjo-daro 60. Painted Pottery, Mohenjo-daro [167]
Pottery Sherds, Mohenjo-daro 61. Pottery Sherds, Mohenjo-daro [145]
62. Mohenjo-daro Bricks with Human and Animal Footprints [94]
Fallen Fired Brick on Mound, Mohenjo-daro 63. Fallen Fired Brick on Mound, Mohenjo-daro [45]
Fired Brick on Mound, Mohenjo-daro 64. Fired Brick on Mound, Mohenjo-daro [38]
Brick Platform, Mohenjo-daro 65. Brick Platform, Mohenjo-daro [37]
Bathing Platform, Mohenjo-daro 66. Bathing Platform, Mohenjo-daro [164] (1179?)
Initial Citadel Gateway Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [35] 67. Initial Citadel Gateway Excavations, Mohenjo-daro [35]
Wheeler's List 1 Plates 68. Wheeler's List 1 Plates [75-87]
Wheeler's List 1 Plates 69. Wheeler's List 1 Plates [88-103]
Wheeler's List 1 Plates 70. Wheeler's List 1 Plates [104-105]
Wheeler's List 2 Plates 71. Wheeler's List 2 Plates [133-152]
Wheeler's List 2 Plates 72. Wheeler's List 2 Plates [160B-170]
Wheeler's List 2 Plates 73. Wheeler's List 2 Plates [171-174]
74. Mohenjo-daro Wall of Early Tower at South-east Corner of Citadel
75. Mohenjodaro Stairs in Granary
76. Group of Towers at South-east Corner of Citadel
77. Mohenjo-daro: Citadel from the South east, with Buddhist stupa
78. Mohenjo-daro Upper Part of Podium of Great Granary
79. Mohenjo-daro Parapet Walk