Ancient Pakistan - an Archaeological History
This is the third volume of a much larger project, Ancient Pakistan - An Archaeological History, which deals with the prehistory of Pakistan from the Stone Age to the end of the Harappan Civilization ca. 1500 BC. This particular volume, Harappan Civilization - The Material Culture, deals with the entire gambit of the urban phase of the Indus Civilization, from its beginning to its decay and the ultimate end. The books covers such topics as the origins, settlement pattern, subsistence economy, architecture, town planning, Indus seals, arts and crafts, metallurgy, decay, and the post-Harappan cultural landscape. Every chapter is profusely illustrated with colored sketches and colored photographs. An extensive bibliography is also provided.
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Crafts and Technology
Indus Seals Tablets and Amulets Chapter 16 Ceramic Stoneware and Faience Technologies
Metallurgy and Metal Artifacts
Indus Copper and Copper Alloys
Miscellaneous Crafts and Technologies
Mohenjodaro and the Lower Indus Towns
Harappa and the UpperIndus Towns
Harappan Sites in Kutch and Saurashtra
Civilizational Decay and the postHarappan Cultures
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