Mohenjodaro’s Dancing Girl

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The Dancing Girl of Mohenjodaro looks only about 15 years old. But there she stands, apparently in front of many people including elders, “looking perfectly confident of herself and the world,” in the words of British archaeologist Mortimer Wheeler. John Marshall, the archaeologist who announced the discovery of the statuette in 1926, was struck by the “half-impudent posture” of the young girl. He just couldn’t believe that the statuette belonged to the period...

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Tomichan Matheikal

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