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||Ivory and bone objects,
Harappa (After Vats, Pl.CXIX).No.6 is
an ivory comb fragment with one preserved tooth and ornamented with double incised circles (3.8 in. long). No.1 is another comb fragment, also with dotted circles. Nos. 13, 15, 16 are kohl sticks. Nos. 12, 17 to 29 are hair pins, needles and awls. Nos. 3-t, 30-41, 43 and 45-54 are balusters which could have been used as dice or for casting in any game of chance.
|Kalibangan, Ivory comb
with three dotted circles; Kalibangan,
Period II; Thapar 1979, Pl.XXVII, in: Ancient Cities of the Indus.
||Ivory bone objects,
needles, awls, handles, Mohenjodaro No.13
ivory comb fragment; Nos. 22 to 45 ivory objects: all with
dotted circles inscribed (After Marshall, Pl. CXXXII).
|Playthings and gamesmen,
Harappa (After Vats, Pl. CXX).
Nos. 40, 41 and 45 contained dotted circles; Nos. 1 to 6 are toy carts.
|Black on red designs (radiant dotted circle) on cemetery pottery; Gamuwala Dahar and 13 other sites, Bahawalpur province, red fabric, red slip, black paint; Mughal, M.R., 1997, Pl. 60 and 61, Fig.17|
|Horse motif on a
black-on-red potsherd at Bir-kot-ghundai,
Swat Valley (Period IV: 1700-1400 B.C.); Stacul, Giorgio,
Harappan Post-urban Evidence in the Swat Valley, in:
Frontiers of the Indus Civilization, 1984, Fig. 31.2.
Swat Valley represents the northern most limits reached
by a post-urban Harappan culture, a transition between
the Harappan culture and that of Cemetery H.
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