Harappan sculpture

Civilization is regarded as an advanced stage of human cultural development. The period between 4000 BC and 3000 BC was a time when many civilizations were flourishing. The ancient civilizations began near the river banks as rivers provided water for drinking and irrigation. Let’s talk about the Harappan sculpture

Harappan sculpture

  • The Harappan artists were great sculptors. Many stone images have been found. Among these, an image of a yogi wearing a shawl on his left arm is well known.
  • The bronze statue of a dancing girl is another brilliant piece of art.
  • Apart from these, several bronze figures of animals like buffalo and carts have been found.
  • The metal statues were made through a special lost wax process. In this process, first figures in wax were created. They were then coated with clay. Later, the wax was removed after heating and the hollow mould was filled with molten metal which then took the shape of the object.

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