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.
The detailed and highly informative excavation reports from the only American-sponsored pre-partition Indus excavations at this manufacturing site in Sindh. Available online.
Hardcover: 1068 pages
Publisher: Aryan Books International (May 1, 1999)
A number of essays collected by a prominent theoretician of language and culture and a Sanskritologist, with contributions by Madhav Deshpande, Arvind Sharma, Mark Kenoyer, Asko Parpola and others.
An important collection of over 50 (!) essays on all aspects of the Indus civilization, by numerous luminaries in the field, covering everything from terminology to materials, class structure, script and art.
This is the first volume of its kind on prehistoric cultures of South Asia. The book brings together archaeologists, biological anthropologists, geneticists and linguists.
An eminent American expert on Afghanistan collected numerous essays on paleolithic, chalcolithic and early Iron Age Afghanistan, showing the extent of human cultures in the area dating back tens of thousands of years.
This authoritative work, the first comprehensive study of its kind, traces the evolving archaeological scenario of the Indian subcontinent, area by area, phase by phase, from prehistory to the thirteenth century AD.
The increased pace in archaeological research in recent decades has yielded a construction of the history of prehistoric and early historic India primarily in terms of archaeology. This book charts the flow of India's grassroots archaeological history.
Drawing on archaeological studies and also on texts and inscriptions, this book explores the character of the early Indian cities, paying particular attention to their art and architecture and analyzing the political ideas that shaped the state systems.
A beautiful book with excellent photographs by Amean J of Mohenjo-daro, many fine Indus-themed paintings by the renowned Pakistani painter Laila Shehzada, and well written essays by Parveen Talpur exploring in particular the close relationships between ancient Mohenjo-daro and contemporary Sindhi traditions and practices.