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.
Books on the un-deciphered ancient Indus writing or sign system
Summing up thirty years of groundbreaking investigation by a Finnish Sanskritologist and world's expert on Indus writing. By far the best, most comprehensive guide to the Indus script problem.
Volume 3.1 Mohenjo-daro and Harappa of the most comprehensive listing of ancient Indus seals includes new material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan.
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.
According to the author, The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Indus Writing is a detailed examination of the Indus script.
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.
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.
Walking with the Unicorn is an extraordinary volume and tribute to Jonathan Mark Kenoyer and his profound and extensive impact on the field of ancient Indus studies. Contributors include some 80% of the world's leading ancient Indus scholars who contributed some 45 illustrated articles.
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.