This paper represents as introduction to the work of a contemporary soapstone-cutter living and working between Baluchistan and Sindh.
Articles focused on the availability, and use of Natural Resources such as shells, water, wood, stones, and rocks, by the Indus Valley Civilization. This is closely related to the use of raw materials.
Surveys conducted along the southeastern coast of Las Bela in the following years have shown that shell middens with different characteristics and variable chronology exist in many places among which are Gadani and Phuari Headlands and the shores of Lake Siranda. Shell middens are places where the debris from eating shellfish and other food has accumulated over time.
Some 90 miles from Mohenjo-daro, one of the largest archaeological sites in the world is being destroyed after surviving for hundreds of thousands of years.
A first description of the chipped stone assemblage collected by A.R. Khan at the fortified Amri settlement of the Tharro Hills in Sindh.