The site of Chak 90-12L is one of the larger sites found along the Beas, at 7.5 hectares.
An examination of the natural landscape and stratigraphy of the Beas settlement from the Ancient Indus Valley people, essay by Rita Wright
The development of a site chronology is partially based upon a 3 m deep test trench on the interior portion of the central mound (Figure 7). Discrete cultural strata were isolated.
Vainiwal was first identified by M. Sharif (1989) prior to the PAS.
The map above in Figure 2 shows the extent and location of the Beas settlements recorded by the PAS. All nineteen of the settlements were included in the Beas project.
The field research included the following:
1. Systematic mapping and collection of artifacts at all Beas sites.
The methodology included mapping contours and creating a surface grid for each site.
In distinction to the Punjab Survey, the Beas Landscape and Settlement Survey would include a mapping and sampling program and geoarchaeological component designed to assess the relationship between