The Indus Valley (Excavating the Past)

A delightful well-illustrated children's primer on the ancient Indus. Follow in the footsteps of the archaeologists who unearthed the secrets of the Indus Valley.

Contents include: The Lost Cities of the Indus Civilization; Constructing Great Cities (The cities of the rivers, Monumental Mohenjo-daro, An Indus Valley home, Excavating Harappa, Dholavira); Clues to Daily Living (Jobs, Figuring out figurines, Food and cooking); The Mystery of the Indus Script; Traveling Far and Wide; Craft Technology and the Art of Fire; The Rulers and People; The End of the Indus Civilization; Archaeology Today; Timelines.

Age Range: 9 - 11 years
Grade Level: 4 and up
Series: Excavating the Past
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Heinemann (July 1, 2004)
Language: English