Replica of famous Dancing Girl ‘Sambara” Staute reinstated at the Mohenjo Daro park

Dancing Girl is a prehistoric bronze sculpture made in lost-wax casting about c. 2300–1750 BCE in the Indus Valley Civilisation city of Mohenjo-daro


The replica of the famous Dancing Girl statue of the Indus Valley Civilisation has been reinstated at the Mohenjo Daro park.

As being reported the statue had fallen due to strong winds, however, the images floating on social media gave the impression that it went missing.

Then another image circulating showed the statue lying in the storeroom.

A replica of a statue of #DancingGirl also named  Sambara – found from Mohenjo-Daro that fell over the ground due to a dust storm at museum lawns, has been restored and after being fixed.

As being reported the authorities had moved the statue to the storeroom after it was broken.

Architect Naveed Sangha while talking to a news outlet said that the statue had fallen due to strong winds but they have fixed it and reinstated it now.

The tall copper-bronze statue of a dancing girl was excavated in 1926 and was named Sambara.

The statue of 10.8 centimeters high, is said to be 4,500 years old and has been described as one of the most captivating pieces of art from the Indus Civilisation by famous archeologists.

It is one of the two bronze artworks found at Mohenjo Daro that shows a more natural pose than compared to other more formal figures.



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