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Brahmanabad, Hyderabad District, Sindh. Heaps of ashes and bones

Brahmanabad, Hyderabad District, Sindh. Heaps of ashes and bones

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1896

Shelfmark: Photo 1009/4(1522)

Item number: 1522

Length: 11.1

Width: 15.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of heaps of ashes and bones at Brahmanabad in the Hyderabad District of Sind in Pakistan, taken by Henry Cousens in 1896-7. This is a general view of the mound. Cousens wrote in the Progress Report of the Archaeological Survey of Western India, 1897, "In four or five places were found great heaps of ash and potsherds with fragments of charcoal...They would appear to be places where the Hindu dead were cremated"

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