• Rakhigarhi village

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Rakhigarhi village in Hisar district is situated on the dry bed of River Saraswati. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan home

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Mound 6 in this village is the site of a complex structure of a Harappan home. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan house

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Excavations revealed the outer wall of a Harappan house. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappa

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    A toy animal made of clay found in the excavation. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    An ancient business seal bearing the pattern of a tiger is among the antiquities found in the excavation. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Prof Vasant S Shinde, Vice Chancellor of Deccan College and head archaeologist for the excavations inspects Mound #4. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Mound #4 dug up to the natural level of earth, at 22 metres, reveals the various stages of Harappan culture. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappan

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Painted Harappan pottery found during the excavation. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Harappa

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    Modern-day pottery in Rakhigarhi bear resemblance to the ones found in excavation. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

  • Hisar

    Tracking Harappans in Haryana

    This wall in Rakhigarhi, Hisar district created naturally over the years shows the different stages of Harappan culture. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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