is carved as seated on a stool with his heels pressed closely together in yogic pose.
Surrounding him are a number of animals-two deer or antelopes, a rhinoceros, an elephant,
a tiger and a buffalo. The humped bull Nandi-too, was a sacred animal.1
It is likely that Shiva, as depicted on the seal, may have had
four faces, one of which was invisible; but images with three faces are common to several
parts of India.
1 Mackay, Indus Civilization, p. 70.