Natural Resources

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.

Mining Bronze Age Stone Resources: Some examples from the Caucasus (Georgia) and Sindh (Pakistan)

Archaeologists often assume that metals like bronze replaced the need for stone tools, but is this really the case given the evidence in these two areas not to mention select Mediterranean regions? In the Indus region, what was the use of these tools given their limited presence in Mohenjo-daro and Harappa?