Illustrated with color photos on every nearly page, the book is accessible to a general audience while discussing the latest scholarly research.
Books about discoveries at the mound of the dead (Mohenjo-daro) in Sindh, Pakistan between roughly 3000 BCE and 1800 BCE.
Do the many female figurines at Indus sites justify the belief that the worship of a "mother Goddess" was prevalent then? One of India's most distinguished archaeologists offers a contrary viewpoint in this deeply informed, multi-faceted analysis of these figurines.
There is so much going on in DNA studies – even if pre-figured by linguistic studies – that having a solid guide to stitch it all together, including papers that landed with a giant thud in 2018, would be so very, very nice. Someone who could put it together for the layman or intelligent observer who finds it hard to sort through headlines and the latest pronouncements (and simplifications).
There is a dearth of ancient Indus-based fiction in English; there are even fewer works in Hindi or Urdu. Yakoob Yawar's Dilmun is among the very few exceptions (indeed, it was the second novel ever to be set in the ancient Indus civilization, 50 years after the Hindi Murdon ka Teela by Rangeya Raghava).
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.
It spreads over an area of more than a million sq km, an area much bigger than the Mesopotamian and the Egyptian Civilizations which are famous for their sepulchral splendor. Though technologically innovative, the Indus Civilization in marked by a modesty and the functionality of its architecture and artifacts.
How the Indus Civilization Was Discovered
Events leading to the IVC's public recognition as a major episode in Indian history in 1924. Told in an accessible way and based on new research into original ASI documents by a well-respected scholar.
Being an official account Archaeological Excavations at Mohenjo-daro carried out by the Government of India between the years 1927 and 1931. A 2 volume work by one of the key site excavators.
Winter on the Plain of Ghosts is an epic story of sorcery, religious conflict, political intrigue and ecological disaster in the lost cities of the Indus Valley.
Adventure story for children 8-12 to enjoy, introducing Mohenjodaro and the Indus Civilisation. Two children on a school trip to the ancient site of Mohenjodaro enter a time-warp. They become 'Indus Investigators', guided by friendly figurines and the magnificent 'unicorn', but can they really see the city as it was 4000 years ago?