Ancient Ceramics From Indus Valley
5-7,000 years ago, someone could have told you what the symbols and paintings represented, why the bull was tied up while fish hovered over him; but not today. Today, no one is really sure about the culture that produced this and other pieces, even though it was one of civilization's 4 cradles. Still, this piece and the others make quite an impression even today.
Harappan Pottery_2, C- 2700 - 2000 BC
Harappan Pottery The Harappan pottery is bright or dark red and uniformly sturdy and well baked. It consists chiefly of wheel made wares both plain and painted. The plain pottery is more common than the painted ware. The plain ware is usually of red clay with or without a fine red slip. The painted pottery is of red and black colours. Several methods were used by people for the decoration of pottery. Geometrical patterns, circles, squares and triangles and figures of animals, birds, snakes…
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Seal and Impression (Seal) | V&A Search the Collections
Seal and Impression (Seal), ca. 2500 BC (made). Seal, steatite, Mohenjo Daro, Indus valley, 2500 B.C., Pakistan. Museum Number IS.8:1-1951.