3000 — 1900 гг. до н. э.

Наушаро (Nausharo)

Наушаро — археологический памятник на территории пакистанского Белуджистана. Относится к хараппской цивилизации. Раскопки проводила в период 1985—1996 годов команда французских археологов во главе с Ж. Ф. Жаррижем (en:Jean-Francois Jarrige). Невдалеке расположены другие города этой же цивилизации — Мергарх и Пирак.

Город был населён в период 3000 — 2550 гг. до н. э. и вновь в 2550—1900 гг. до н. э.


Cooking pots, Nausharo

Ledge shouldered cooking pots with low neck and flaring rim. One vessel has red slip on the neck and rim, while the other is fired grey-black. A small black fired bowl is seen in the foreground. Period III, Harappan, 2300-2200 B. C.

Material: terra cotta.
Dimensions: 20 cm height, 28 cm max dia.
Nausharo [Baluchistan], NS P7E, XVII /99.
Department of Archaeology, Karachi, EBK 5654.


Toy carts, Nausharo.

Terra cotta toy carts from the Harappan period site of Nausharo in Baluchistan. Holes along the length of the cart serve to hold wooden side bars and at the center of the cart two of the wooden side bars can be extended below the frame to hold the axle. A long stick inserted into the holes at the end of the cart would have been used to support a yoke. The two wheels were found lying next to the cart frame. Period III, Harappan, 2300-2200 B. C. Similar carts are still used in rural areas of Pakistan and India .

Material: terra cotta
Dimensions: Larger cart - 17 cm length, 8 cm width, 1.2 cm thickness; Wheel - 7 cm dia., 1.2 cm thickness
Nausharo, NS/88/IV [Accession Number with year]
Department of Archaeology, Karachi, EBK 6916
Jarrige 1990: XVa