Important essays on the pre-Indus period and after, helping set the wider and still really little known context for this civilization's rise.
Books by Gregory Possehl, University of Pennsylvania
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.
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.
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.
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.