Bronze Animal Figure, Harappan Civilization, 2500 - 2000 BCE This odd face reminds me of the early ancestors of the mammoths,when the tusks were fused and the mouth had yet to become separate from the trunk
The Ancient Indus Valley: New Perspectives (Understanding Ancient Civilizations): This work is a revealing study of the enigmatic Indus civilization and how a rich repertoire of archaeological tools is being used to probe its puzzles.
Animal seal Terracotta sealing from Mohenjo-daro depicting a collection of animals and some script symbols. This sealing may have been used in specific rituals as a narrative token that tells the story of an important myth.
The Indus civilisation had a volumetric system with inscriptions on ceramic vessels (glazed pots from Harappa) indicating that the sign ‘V’ stood for a measure, a long linear stroke equalled two long strokes stood for 20 and a short stroke represented one
Harappan Seal, ca. BC, Mohenjo-daro, Hercules-like figure grappling 2 rampant tigers. This motif is found on seals in Mesopotamia as well. Other artifacts indicate regular trade from the Indus Valley to Mesopotamia via a port in Syria.