An ancient Indus Valley site [2500 - 2000 BCE] near the village of Bagasra on the Gulf of Kutch was recently discovered by a group of Indian archaeologists. This tiny mound has yielded major surprises, including a hitherto unknown type of seal. What was it used for? Discoveries on the salt plains of Gujarat are shaking up Indus studies with puzzles. Why were so many manufacturing activities concentrated in such a small space at Gola Dhoro? Why were they so hastily abandoned?