Surkotada is the only Indus site where the remains of a horse have
actually been found.
A small pot was discovered at Chanhudaro which was probably an inkpot.
Harappan pottery is bright or dark red and is uniformly sturdy and well
It was chiefly made and consists of both plain and painted ware and
plain variety being more common.
Harappan people used different types of pottery such as galzed,
polychrome, incised perforated and knobbed.
Main types of seals are the square type with a carved animal and
inscription and rectangular type with inscription only.
Terracotta seals found at Mehargarh were the earliest precursors of the
Evidence of sea and river transport by ships and boats in several seals
and terracotta models have been found apart from the dockyard at Lothal.
Representations of ships are found on seals found at Harappa and
Apart from Lothal in Gujarat, the three Harappan sites on the Makran
coast - Sutkagendor, Sotkako and Khairia kot have been generally considered
to have been posts in the maritime links with the Gulf and Mesopotamia.
At Kalibangan the lanes and roads of the city were built in a definite
proportion. Lanes were 1.8 mts wide and the roads were 3.6, 5.4 and 7.2 mts
The Mohenjodaro, the length of the Great Bath was 12 mtrs, breadth was
7mtrs and depth was 2.5 mtrs.
In the south-west of Mohenjodaro there was a granary which covers 55 x
37 mtrs area. It is surrounded by verandas on four sides. There were 27
blocks of solid blocks of solid bricks in granary. It was divided into 3
In Harappa the Granary was outside the Fort. In the Lothal port, there
was a dockyard which was 216 mtrs in length and 37 mtrs in breadth.
Leg bone of elephant was found at Kalibangan.
Copper rhino, copper chariot and copper elephant found at Daimabad.
Harappan city with three divisions namely-citadel, middle town and lower
town was at Dholavira.