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.
Dilip K. Chakrabarti
Books on the ancient Indus Valley by Dilip K. Chakrabarti
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.
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.
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