Indus Valley pottery vase, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Pottery pyxis of rounded form, small round opening with short rim, decorated on top with geometric designs, sides with trees, birds and leaves, 11 cm diameter. Private collection

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Mohenjo Daro terracotta fertility idol, Indus Valley, 2500-1500 B.C. Representing a male, the body conical with large head possessing exaggerated features and holding a vessel against his chest, 11.5 cm high. Private collection

Mohenjo Daro terracotta fertility idol, Indus Valley, B. Representing a male, the body conical with large head possessing exaggerated features and holding a vessel against his chest, cm high.

Mehrgarh terracotta male figure, Indus Valley Civilization, 3000-2500 B.C. Depicted standing nude with arms at his sides, wearing tall headdress with lappets over shoulders and a broad collar, his features are stylized with wide, round eyes and large nose, some scarification is apparent on his belly, 7.9 cm high. Private collection

Mehrgarh terracotta male figure, Indus Valley Civilization, 3000-2500 B.C. Depicted standing nude with arms at his sides, wearing tall headdress with lappets over shoulders and a broad collar, his features are stylized with wide, round eyes and large nose, some scarification is apparent on his belly, 7.9 cm high. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Thinly potted jar, with small foot, decorated with gray geometric patterns, 8 cm diameter. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Thinly potted jar, with small foot, decorated with gray geometric patterns, 8 cm diameter. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery cobra, 1st millenium B.C. Indus Valley pottery cobra with elaborate skin decoration, 7.8 cm high. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery cobra, millenium B. Indus Valley pottery cobra with elaborate skin decoration, cm high.

Gandharan stucco lion, 3rd-4th century A.D. Gandharan stucco lion taht was probably an architectural ornament, 10 cm high. Private collection

Gandharan stucco lion, century A. Gandharan stucco lion taht was probably an architectural ornament, 10 cm high.

Indus Valley terracotta statuette figuring a seated naked stylized female and a child,  Mehrgarh civilization, 7th Period, 2800-2600 B.C. 13 cm high. Private collection

Indus Valley terracotta statuette figuring a seated naked stylized female and a child, Mehrgarh civilization, Period, B.

Indus Valley pottery cobra, 1st millenium B.C. Indus Valley pottery cobra with elaborate skin decoration, 7.8 cm high. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery cobra, millenium B. Indus Valley pottery cobra with elaborate skin decoration, cm high.

Indus Valley terracotta lion head, 9th-7th century B.C. Mystical lion head with striking detail that was part of an ancient society's religion, 4.5 cm diamater. Private collection

Indus Valley terracotta lion head, century B. Mystical lion head with striking detail that was part of an ancient society's religion, cm diamater.

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Simple rounded form on flattened base, decorated with lines and net pattern, 8 cm diameter. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, millenium B. Simple rounded form on flattened base, decorated with lines and net pattern, 8 cm diameter.

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Beautiful thinly potted jar, with small foot, decorated with gray geometric patterns, 9 cm diameter. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery jar, Pakistan, 3rd millenium B.C. Beautiful thinly potted jar, with small foot, decorated with gray geometric patterns, 9 cm diameter. Private collection

Indus Valley pottery enthroned Mother Goddess, Oxus Civilization, 2600-2500 B.C. A delicate buff clay effigy figure, sits with stylized facial features, large full breasts, fine ringlet hairdo and necklaces, 10.8 cm high. private collection

An Indus Valley Pottery Enthroned Mother Goddess Antiquities Saleroom Oxus Civilization Ca. 2600 - 2500 BC 4 Ex- Private New York Collection

Indus Valley Mehrgarh terracotta female figure, 3000-2500 B.C. Sepicted seated, her features simplified with wide, round eyes and large nose, multi-layered wig or headdress falling onto her shoulders and wearing a broad collar of multiple strands with central pendant over her enormous breasts, 9.5 cm high. Private collection

A Mehrgarh terracotta female figure, Indus Valley civilization, circa a 2500 BC

Insus Valley Mehrgarh female figurine, 3500-2000 B.C.  Highly decorated, she is wearing a headdress, a choker, and a necklace above her exposed breasts, circular decoration is scattered around her body including between her breasts and over her genitalia, broken off at the legs, 7.4 cm high. Private collection

Insus Valley Mehrgarh female figurine, 3500-2000 B.C. Highly decorated, she is wearing a headdress, a choker, and a necklace above her exposed breasts, circular decoration is scattered around her body including between her breasts and over her genitalia, broken off at the legs, 7.4 cm high. Private collection

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