Although they are relatively small and somewhat simply made, there is some variation in the styles and postures of the terracotta figurines for each region of the Indus Civilization. For example, some of the figurines from Harappa have elaborately detailed headdresses, ornaments and accessories, while the figurines from Kalibangan and Banawali are generally more simply made.
These three standing figurines attract attention due to their different styles and attitudes. The female figurine on the left has a long neck and many necklaces. A nude male figurine in the center seems to wear an expression of quiet calm, while the male figurine on the right exudes an almost regal dignity. Variety of representation helps us imagine the rich variety of people that were living in the cities and villages of the Indus Civilization.