Animals depicted on seals found at Harappan culture sites - Art & Culture

Q.  Which of the following animals are not found depicted on the seals found at Harappan culture sites?

1) Cow
2) Horse
3) Camel
4) Chimeras

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2
c. 3 and 4
d. All of the above

ANSWER: 1, 2 and 3
There are mythical and composite creatures; e.g. human faced goat or part ram or goat, part bull and part elephant, three-headed chimeras, semi-human semi-bovine creatures. A large number of animal have been depicted on the seals. These include sheep, goat, humped bull, buffalo, elephant, tiger, lion, the gaur or Indian bison, the rhinoceros, a short-horned humpless bull, etc.

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