Archaeology Updates (India)

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naga hood, also note the ancient egypt type naga hat

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same hat depicted in one of the deity's head from saurashtra coin

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lakshmi depicted in a very similar style from saurashtra janapada

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Mar 2019
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these guys are wearing really strange tunics, probably sleeveless and stiff at shoulders, the circles probably mean some kind of textile decoration or some kind of design similar to this one, indicating holiness/halo using dots?

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or this

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roundels as textile design pattern
 
Mar 2019
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Indus valley civilization

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bronze votive female

A Copper Votive Female Figurine | Every Object Tells A Story - 2017 Exhibition

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metal figure of unicorn head, indus valley

a note from the site

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A Metal Unicorn's Head | Every Object Tells A Story - 2017 Exhibition

indus valley probably also knew iron smelting

objects such as iron buttons, clappers have been recovered from mundigak site in afghanistan very close to IVC.

https://www.harappa.com/sites/default/files/pdf/Kenoyer1999_Metal Technologies of the Indus Valley Tradition.pdf
 
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