Mother Goddess
Title Mother Goddess
Accession Number HP130121/386
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Pre-History
Object Type Pre-History
Main Material Terracotta
Origin Place Harappa
Find Place Harappa
Period / Year of Work circa 2700-2000 BC
Dimensions 9.6 x 7.2 x 5.9 cm
Brief Description This is one of the mother goddess found from Harappa. It is a mould and wheel made cream-coloured figurine. The eyes are represented by flat pellets of clay, and the nose is pinched. The mouth is made of a narrow strip of clay and grooved along the middle to represent the lips. The body is plump and the figurine wears two necklaces, one of which is long, double stringed with a circular pendant which hangs down between the conical breasts.