Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Slideshows

20 slideshows with nearly 1,000 slides by leading scholars of the ancient Indus Civilization (3500-1700 BCE)
Tour the ancient Indus Civilization with one of its foremost scholars and recent excavators, Jonathan Mark Kenoyer. Stunning slides from Harappa and Mohenjo-...
The Latest Discoveries at Harappa 1995-1998 include the earliest Indus writing, a 133 bead pot, 16 tablets, and more. By Richard H. Meadow and Jonathan Mark...
Mohenjo Daro, or "Mound of the Dead" is an ancient Indus Valley Civilization city that flourished between 2600 and 1900 BCE. The site was discovered in the...
A hitherto unknown box of 63 images in Sir Mortimer Wheeler's personal collection from excavations he led at Mohenjo-daro in 1950. With new captions by...
Gola Dhoro, also known as the village of Bagasra on the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat was recently discovered by a group of Indian archaeologists. This tiny mound...
Terracotta Figurines from Harappa in 72 slides. A look at the many types of female, male and other figurines and what they may tell us of Indus people. By...
The Circular Platforms and so-called Granary at Harappa, two puzzling structures. By Richard H. Meadow and Jonathan Mark Kenoyer.
Photographs from Sir John Marshall's classic book Mohenjo-daro and the Indus Civilization (1931) covering the very first excavations at this ancient Indus...
The Early City on Mound E, a Bead and Tablet Workshop and the City Walls on Mound E. By Jonathan Mark Kenoyer and Richard H. Meadow.
The mounds of ancient Harappa, 200 kilometers south of Lahore, today. Includes the so-called granary (Mound F), workingmen's platforms, large drains (Mound AB...
Lothal is an ancient Indus site in Gujarat on the Gulf of Combay where trade once flourished with other ancient civilizations.
Kodachrome slides from 1962 include the Great Bath, the Stupa Mound, and the narrow deserted streets of this four-and-a-half thousand year old city in Larkana...
New light on the recently named Ravi Phase (3300-2800 BCE), the Kot Diji Phase (2800-2600 BCE), and the Harappa Phase (2600-1800 BCE). By Richard H. Meadow and...
Excavations in Balochistan resulted in new evidence from surrounding and earlier cultures to the ancient Indus tradition. By Ute Franke-Vogt.
Almost all known human sites from 100,000 to 3000 BCE in South Asia could fit into the Rohri flint quarries, so large was this enterprise. By Paolo Biagi.
"The (Harappan) animal seals are among the world's greatest examples of an artist's ability to embody the essentials of a given form in artistic shape." (B....
A computer visualization of the ancient Indus Valley city of Harappa in based on M.S. Vat's excavations at the site in the late 1920s. By Wayne Belcher. Based...
Ethnoarchaeological research on fisheries that appeared to have similar levels of technology present during the Indus Valley tradition. By William R. Belcher.
British explorers and archaeologists began the process of rediscovering Harappa in the 19th century. Charles Masson was the first to write about this, and...
A private collection of images of one of the original excavators of Mohenjo-daro. Rao Bahadur Kashinath Narayan Dikshit (1889 – 1944), Director General of the...