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NOT DATE NO FIND SPOT NO DOCUMENTATION. POSTED 2001 female figurine with a pannier headdress from Harappa. Some of the female figurines are very ornate with elaborate headdresses, chokers and/or necklaces, and decorated multiple-strand belts. The fan-shaped headdresses sometimes have panniers or cup-like attachments on either side of the head and depictions of flowers added at the top or sides of the head.
Indus culture seems to have gradually spread from west to east, with sites towards central and southern India flourishing after Harappa and Mohenjo Daro had declined. The drying up of the ancient Saraswati or Ghaggar-Hakra River, east of and parallel to the Indus, may also have affected the civilization. There are numerous Indus sites along that river bed.