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Mohenjo-Daro: Ancient toy animals, Mohenjo-daro, Museum

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dc.contributor.authorHerbert E, Budek Films and mounted transparencys, Santa Barbara, California
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Mohenjo-Daro, Sindh, Pakistan)
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-24T04:58:02Z
dc.date.available2019-05-24T04:58:02Z
dc.date.created1968
dc.identifierANUA 682-133
dc.identifier.otherIA-138
dc.identifier.otherIA-138
dc.identifier.other10
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/162912
dc.descriptionAt this stage of Indian history, animal figures are yet to gain strong religious significance, As they appear here, as children's toys, they are as simple yet naturalistic as the little cult figures minus the latter's magical symbolism, From such animal toys, we have the first representations of the types of animals which populated the Indus Valley in ancient times and among these some of the first representations of elephants, Shown here are figures of the elephant, rhinoceros, canine and feline creatures habitating the Valley territory,
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mediumsepia
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectIndus Valley Civilization: Seals
dc.subjecttoys & games
dc.subjectMohenjo-Daro
dc.subjectmounted transparency set
dc.titleMohenjo-Daro: Ancient toy animals, Mohenjo-daro, Museum
dc.typeImage
dc.date.updated2019-05-24T04:58:02Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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