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.
According to the author, The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Indus Writing is a detailed examination of the Indus script.
The July 21, 2006 edition of the Marg Foundation's magazine includes a number of essays by leading ancient Indus scholars on recent work at Indian sites, many color photographs and some nice 3-D
Discovered in 1958, the excavations between 1976-79 by the Archaeological Survey of India shed much light on this late and post-Harappan site in Maharashtra, then the southern-most known Indus site.
Bahao is an historical fiction novel which has been recognized by B.B.C. as an Urdu classic. The novel is set in the Indus Valley Civilization.
5,200 years ago, in this 5th book of the Raising Up Pharaoh epic, scouts reconnoiter the King of Bhator, who sent assassins to kill their king.
The Fall of Shuruppak traces the adventures of our hero, Upaas, as he travels to summer with sage Vasishta and his friend Shushun.
In an attempt to examine Harappan diet and environment, this book draws on analyses of archaeological plant materials from Rojdi, Gujarat (3500BC to 2000BC) to explore subsistence patterns and environmental change within a socioeconomic framework.
Although it has little to do with the ancient Indus Valley, this amusing graphic novel invokes those times to acidly comment on the breathtaking modernization of India.
Taya has risen from humble roots to become a fire seer in the Coalition of Mages. Eager to prove herself, she arrives in the town of Harappa to locate a “jackal”—a mage operating outside the Coalition’s authority—who has murdered three people.
5,200 years ago, in this 6th book of the Raising Up Pharaoh epic, the seaborne scouts arrive at Ezion-Geber with the horsemen’s king and families.
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.