The excavations at Harappa in Punjab (Pakistan) conducted by joint USA and Pakistani teams since 1986 have provided much detailed new information on the development, nature, and significance of this large ancient Indus civilization urban center. Free PDF.
This Case Studies in Early Societies book presents exiting new finds and deductions from Dr. Wright's work on lesser Harappan towns and villages along the Beas River.
Summing up thirty years of groundbreaking investigation by a Finnish Sanskritologist and world's expert on Indus writing. By far the best, most comprehensive guide to the Indus script problem.
An outstandingly vivid recreation of one of the world's great yet all-but-lost ancient civilizations.
A Teaching Kit with a Large Wall Poster, set of 16 colour photocards, and teachers booklet with suggested activities. Very well produced.
The author, the late Gregory Possehl, was one of the world's leading experts on the ancient Indus Valley. This recently published book is a summary of his extensive volumes summarizing ancient Indus archaeology and research.
A revised edition of Shereen Ratnagar's Encounters: The Westerly Trade of the Harappa Civilization. The book explores the scope of the trading contacts of the centres that fell within the "Indus Valley" civilizations.
This fascinating book suggests alternatives to the 'environmental catastrophe' theories of Harappan civilizational collapse, with a discussion about the nature of the Harappan state and what its weaknesses might have been. The civilization is placed in a wider geographic setting to explore not just the internal factors but also those operating within the Bronze Age at large.
Early civilization in Pakistan from the 8th to the 2nd millenium B.C. Beautifully illustrated with essays by a number of prominent European scholars.
Good quality well-researched paperback in the History Open Windows Series by a respected education writer introduces ancient Indus Valley to the 7 - 11 age group.
The standard comprehensive text incorporating findings through its publication date and relating them to the author's wide and deep understanding of contemporary ancient cultures.
This Supplemental Volume to the Cambridge History of India is an outdated (1968) but rigorously argued synthesis by a pioneering British archaeologist. With some nicely done plans and cross-sections.
A coloring book story about a boy from Harappa and a girl from Mohenjo-daro by Dr. Jonathan Mark Kenoyer. Based on the latest findings about the ancient Indus Valley civilization.
The first of a four volume study by the senior American Indus scholar, covering the history of attempts to decipher the script. A very thorough history by an author highly sceptical of all attempts so far and an incredibly valuable overview for anyone seriously into the script.
Provides an introduction to the Harappa people who lived in the Indus Valley thousands of years ago, describing their civilization, daily life, religious beliefs, and more.
The first real collection of Indus signs upon which attempts at decipherments could start to be made.
Being an Account of Archaeological Excavations at Harappa carried out between the Years 1920-1921 and 1933-34
Results from early excavations at Harappa.
Pakistan's leading Indus scholar reports on his ground-breaking research in ancient Cholistan, along the dry Hakra or Sarasvati river. Full of splendid photographs.
Essays by leading specialists that outline the issues, hypotheses, and questions raised over the last decades. The editor presents a lengthy introduction that outlines the history, developments and complexities of the Indus Civilization.