Over 500 pages of great insight and new data reveals the quiet and powerful role of bioarchaeology in Indus studies. Bioarchaeology is by one of its first practitioners, as "the reconstructions of past people's lives based on a multidisciplinary analysis of archaeological human remains. Bioarchaeology is one of the few fields of inquiry that emphasizes integration of three subdiscipines of anthropology: biological anthropology, archaeology, and sociocultural anthropology."
Illustrated with color photos on every nearly page, the book is accessible to a general audience while discussing the latest scholarly research.
An outstandingly vivid recreation of one of the world's great yet all-but-lost ancient civilizations.
The first real collection of Indus signs upon which attempts at decipherments could start to be made.
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.
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 Fall of Shuruppak traces the adventures of our hero, Upaas, as he travels to summer with sage Vasishta and his friend Shushun.
"The most controversial and sought after animal in Indian archaeology has been the horse," writes the author. "At
Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia Finally, the book we have long – decades, in fact – been waiting for, a comprehensive view of seals and sealings in the ancient world, from the Mediterranean to the Indus Valley. This has been essential because, as the authors argue from the very start, seals were social objects.