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Monkey figurine
Triple monkey figurine amulet with hole in center. This miniature carved faience bead or pin ornament shows three monkeys in tight embrace with amused expressions on their faces. Possibly placed on a stick or cord. Possibly molded and carved. 

Material: yellow brown glazed faience
Dimensions: 1.6 cm height, 1.4 cm dia.
Mohenjo daro, HR 1053
National Museum, Karachi, NMP 50.870
Marshall 1931: pl. CLVIII, 5 Terra cotta discs
One of the games played by the children of the Indus cities may be represented by terra cotta discs found in graduated sizes. A game called Terra cotta cones
Decorated terra cotta cones are found at both Mohenjo daro and Harappa, but no one knows what they may have been used for. Some scholars suggest that they were hung on a string as a plumb bob for use by masons and carpenters. Others feel that they may have been toys or possibly used for writing. No traces of ink have been found on the tips, but many of the tips are worn smooth or chipped
Terra cotta nodules
The flat triangular and circular shaped cakes may have been heated and used for baking small triangular or circular shaped flat bread. The round and irregular shaped nodules have been found in cooking hearths and at the mouth of pottery kilns where they served as heat baffles. Broken and crushed nodule fragments were used instead of gravel for making a level foundation underneath brick walls. Burial pottery
Collection of burial pottery without any painted designs. These vessels come from one of the later burials towards the end of the Harappan period, possibly dating to 1900 B. C. Burial of woman and infant, Harappa
This burial was disturbed in antiquity, possibly by ancient Harappan grave robbers. Besides the fact that the body is flipped and the pottery disturbed, the left arm of the woman is broken and shell bangles that would normally be found on the left arm are missing. The infant was buried in a small pit beneath the legs of the mother
Cooking pots, Nausharo
Ledge shouldered cooking pots with low neck and flaring rim. One vessel has red slip on the neck and rim, while the other is fired grey black. A small black fired bowl is seen in the foreground. Period III, Harappan, 2300 to 2200 B. C.

Material terra cotta.
Dimensions 20 cm height, 28 cm max dia.
Nausharo, Baluchistan, NS P7E, XVII 99.
Department of Archaeology, Karachi, EBK 5654.
Plate
Plate with vertical sides. Copper and bronze plates were probably used exclusively by wealthy upper class city dwellers. 

Material copper, bronze
Dimensions 4.3 cm height, 30.3 cm dia.
Mohenjodaro, DK 10781A
National Museum, Karachi, NMP 52.1028
Mackay 1938 CXVIII, 20

Bangles
Two copper, bronze bangles, one from Harappa and the other from Mohenjodaro. The bangles were made from a round hammered rod bent in a full circle. The space between the ends of the bangle would be pried apart to slip it over the wrist
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