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Above is a group of pottery vessels found in a grave at Harappa. The variety of forms probably indicates a variety of functions such as storing water, milk or crops and serving food. The local Harappan potters manufactured a large array of specialized pottery.

Decorated pottery
Much of the pottery was undecorated, but some vessels were decorated with red slip over much of the surface. In addition, some vessels were decorated with plant and animal motifs such as pipal leaves, peacocks, ibex and geometric designs painted in black.

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