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Dating in raipur

The mud brick structures were aligned with a slight deviation from the true north.

The artifacts of the period included beads of semi-precious stones (including two caches of beads kept in two miniature pots), bangles of copper, shell, terracotta and faience; fishhook, chisel, arrowhead of copper; terracotta animal figurines and a host of miscellaneous artifacts.

Period IIB: Mature Harappan Culture: The last period of occupation at the site belongs to the Mature Harappan period with all the characteristic features of a well-developed Harappan city.

The important artifacts of the period consisted of Seals of steatite, bangles of copper, terracotta, faience and shell, inscribed celts of copper, bone objects, terracotta spoked wheels, animal figurines of terracotta, beads of lapis lazuli, carnelian, agate, faience, steatite, terracotta and stone objects. The houses were made of mud bricks (sun-baked bricks).

Wide linear roads can be seen separating the houses.

Pottery graffiti at Bhirrana show "mermaid" type deities and dancing girls; the latter have a posture so similar to Mohenjo-daro's bronze "dancing girls" that the archaeologist L. Rao stated that "it appears that the craftsman of Bhirrana had first-hand knowledge of the former." Multi-roomed houses were exposed at this site, one house with ten rooms and another with three rooms.

The walls and floor of these pits were plastered with the yellowish alluvium of the Saraswati valley.The artefacts of this period comprised a copper bangle, a copper arrowhead, bangles of terracotta, beads of carnelian, lapis lazuli and steatite, bone point, stone saddle and quern.

According to Rao, the excavation has revealed these cultural periods; Period IA: Hakra Wares Culture, Period IB: Early Harappan Culture, Period IIA: Early Mature Harappan and Period IIB: Mature Harappan Culture.The settlement was an open air one with no fortification.The houses were built of mud bricks of buff colour in the ratio of 3:2:1.Jagdalpur (Hindi: जगदलपुर) is a city in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.Jagdalpur is the administrative headquarters of Bastar District and Bastar Division.The twin units of the town planning; Citadel and Lower Town came into vogue.