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  1. 1. Mohenjo Daro About 26th century BCE
  2. 2. Location on the map
  3. 3. Aerial view of Mohenjo Daro. Estimates of the area covered by the city range from 85 to 200 hectares.
  4. 4. The city was built between four and five thousand years ago, and lasted until 3,700 BP. The city had at least 35,000 residents.
  5. 5. Wide View of Mohenjo Daro, view of the site, showing an ordered urban layout. Stupa or Watch Tower room in the central location at a highest place.
  6. 6. The Great Bath at Moenjodaro. It was discovered during 1925-26. The Great Bath measures 11.88 meters x 7.01 meters, and has a maximum depth of 2.43 meters. It is located in the well-preserved northern part of Mohenjo- daro's western mound.
  7. 7. The planned city of Mohenjo-daro had drains that were lined with bricks and manholes to facilitate cleaning on a regular basis.
  8. 8. A small well inside private building. Wells were made with wedge shaped bricks to make a strong circular structure. Some bricks were made with special grooves to keep the ropes from sliding sideways when drawing water.
  9. 9. Seated male sculpture, or "Priest King" from Mohenjo-daro. The statue is 17.5 cm high and 11 cm in width and carved from white, low fired steatite.
  10. 10. Priest Head (Limestone) from Mohenjo-daro, C- 2700-2000 BC
  11. 11. Bronze statuette dubbed the "Dancing Girl", 10.5 centimeters (4.1 in) high and some 4,500 years old, was found in 'HR area' of Mohenjo-daro in 1926.
  12. 12. Recent culture of sindh
  13. 13. Mother Goddess. Figurine from Mohenjodaro, Pakistan. Terracotta, Indus Valley Mother Goddess Figurine Pakistan, Mohenjodaro, ca. 2,600 - 1,900 B.C. Terra-cotta.
  14. 14. Standing figure of the Mother Goddess in Terracotta C. 2700-2100 B.C. Place of Origin: Mohenjo- Daro
  15. 15. Nude male torso, Harappa, Pakistan, c. 2000-1900 BCE Red sandstone 3 ¾" High - smaller than Venus of Willendorf Not interested in anatomy but in movement—sensuous curves of body
  16. 16. A seal from Mohenjo daro
  17. 17. Seal, Mohenjo-daro. Square seal with multiple headed animal depicting three important totemic animals: the bull, the unicorn, and the antelope. Material used gray brown steatite, and dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 cm, 0.53 cm thickness
  18. 18. Bull seal, Harappa. The rarity of zebu seals is curious because the humped bull is a recurring theme in many of the ritual and decorative arts of the Indus region,
  19. 19. Large square unicorn seal from Mohenjo daro material used; white fired glazed steatite Dimensions: 5.08 x 5.08 cm
  20. 20. This is an assembly of clay figures that includes a pottery-filled cart pulled by two bulls. This model is made of terra-cotta.
  21. 21. The modern bullock cart from sind on the right side. On the left: Humped bull figurine material is terra cotta and the Dimensions: 5.23 cm height, 8.59 cm length, 2.92 cm width
  22. 22. Script seal from Mohenjo daro,Material is terra cotta
  23. 23. Aryan 3 worship place
  24. 24. Aryan 4 sword
  25. 25. Some of the skeletons found at Mohenjo Daro
  26. 26. Aryan Skeleton