Dilip K. Chakrabarti, the Cambridge Indian archaeologist, describes the story and personalities, from Alexander Cunningham to John Marshall and Mortimer Wheeler with a touch of Lord Curzon. Much of the story concerns the discoveries of the ancient Indus cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro.
A delightful well-illustrated children's primer on the ancient Indus. Follow in the footsteps of the archaeologists who unearthed the secrets of the Indus Valley.
Volume 2 of the most comprehensive listing of ancient Indus seals covers collections in Pakistan, including many seals found in Harappa and Mohenjo-daro before Independence.
The rise and origins of urbanization in India, Pakistan and Nepal is discussed in this work by scholars in a wide range of disciplines with three important essays that deal with Indus urbanization.
A key two volume text by a noted Indian archaeologist detailing the excavations at the Harappan port town of Lothal in Gujarat. Well-illustrated with maps, diagrams and hundreds of photographs.
Volume 1 of the most comprehensive listing of ancient Indus seals, covering those in Indian collections, many found in Mohenjo-daro and Harappa before Independence.
These collected papers by leading international authorities on South Asian archaeology present material which may surprise the archaeological community and perhaps startle the educated laymen.
Important essays on the pre-Indus period and after, helping set the wider and still really little known context for this civilization's rise.
A detailed examination of Indus artifacts, real or not, found outside the subcontinent, including in Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, the Persian Gulf, Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt, and Crete.
The second, revised edition of this magisterial work by a leading Indus scholar and synthesizer of the many theories about ancient Indus times. Numerous leading scholars are represented in the many essays.
The memoir of an important Indus archaeologist that recounts 45 years of archaeological work from Roman ruins in Britain to southern India.
An expanded version of Sir Mortimer Wheeler's 1961 essay bringing information about the Indus civilization to the general public. Well-illustrated with reconstructions of the "granaries" as Wheeler conceived them.
Originally published in 1892, a collection of very old folktales from the region collected by an Englishman in the 19th century.
Renewed excavations at the Harappan site of Rojdi in Rajkot District of Saurashtra were begun in 1982-83 by a joint archaeological team from the Gujarat State Department of Archaeology and The University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.
An eminent Indus archaeologist looks at the Kulli culture, a highland culture in Baluchistan contemporaneous and adjacent to the ancient Indus civilization at its height. So little is known about this distinct culture whose hallmarks seem to have been absorbed into later Indus Civilization.
This stunning source explores the nutritional and cultural impact of food, with articles written by anthropologists, chefs, food historians, nutritionists, agronomists, food stylists, and other food researchers.
This volume tells the story of the modern discovery of the Harappan Civilization, starting in the early 19th century, when the city of Harappa was first visited by antiquarians.
A brief account of the revolt in Balochistân, an episode merely of the great political drama enacted west of the Indus, as described by one of the first Europeans to write about Harappa.
A briefer, more popular version of Mackay's more scholarly two-volume Further Excavations at Mohenjo-daro.