According to the author, The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Indus Writing is a detailed examination of the Indus script.
"Unputdownable," according to noted contemporary Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie, this is a well-written, engaging story that switches back and forth between a modern excavation of Mohenjodaro and a storyline set in 3700 BCE, connected through a bloodstone with supernatural powers that, in the right hands, transcends time.
This is an exceptional book, from its high production value to well marshaled arguments and the broad perspective of its author, R. Balakrishnan. He has been researching the materials for decades in a careful and constructive manner. It is also a tribute to the late Iravatham Mahadevan, one of my favorite people in ancient Indus studies and India's most accomplished Indus script scholar.
Papers from the 10th International Conference of South Asian Archaeologists in Western Europe. Many articles relate to the Indus Valley.
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.
The memoir of an important Indus archaeologist that recounts 45 years of archaeological work from Roman ruins in Britain to southern India.
This work is a revealing study of the enigmatic Indus civilization and how a rich repertoire of archaeological tools is being used to probe its puzzles.
This volume explores multiple perceptions of Indian history and scholarship produced through archaeological fieldwork and related photography during the colonial period. The focus is on John Marshall, the man who really made the Archaeological Survey of India the formidable player it became in the reconstruction and preservation of Indian history. He announced and fostered the discovery of the ancient Indus civilization, even as the hard work on the ground was done by a handful of Indian archaeologists.
A Sindhi writer and scholar examines the manifold relationships between Indus artifacts and elements of Sindhi culture that still exist or did so in the near past.