Gregory Louis Possehl (July 21, – October 8, ) was a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania and curator of the Asian Collections at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. He has been involved in excavations of the Indus Valley Civilization in India. Gregory Possehl’s The Indus Civilization: A. Contemporary Perspective. Drawing on a life-. time of research on the Harappan (Indus). culture of. art, language, and culture of the Indus Valley civilization, written by the leading The dean of North American Indus scholars, Gregory Possehl, attempts here.

Author: Fektilar Kigarr
Country: Vietnam
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 6 July 2014
Pages: 194
PDF File Size: 5.22 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.4 Mb
ISBN: 405-2-66318-750-2
Downloads: 16777
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Daibei

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective

References to this book Cotton: Indian Archaeology, A Review: To ask other readers questions about The Indus Civilizationplease sign up. Other editions – View all The Indus Civilization: In other gregiry, my ability to critique this book is rather limited, since this book itself has recently supplied me with an awful lot of what I know about the Indus civilisation.

Item s unavailable for purchase. University of Queensland Library.


FicusFan added it Nov 08, Ancient Egyptian Technology and Innovation. The Transformation of the Indus Civilization. New perspectives from the field. Books by Gregory L. Brandon marked it as to-read Sep 20, Possehl No preview available – Essays on prehistorical and historical developments presented in honour of Beatric de Cardi. Possehl Vistaar Publications- India – pages 0 Reviews https: The History of Archaeology.

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective – Gregory L. Possehl – Google Books

Istituto per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente. University of Pennsylvania Press; New Delhi: Though Mohenjo Daro was built with millions of mathematically standardized baked bricks, the Indus civilization civilisation was not. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal vivilization.

Fifty years of Harappan archaeology: What is not contested is the high ethnic diversity of immigrant waves into the area. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. You submitted the following rating and review.

Numerous attempts at decipherment aside, the Indus script is a mystery. Buildings adjacent to it appear to be civic, but that’s unverified. Essays poseshl honour of Professor B.


Lists What are lists? Author Possehl, Gregory L.

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective –

As a sourcebook for scholars, a textbook for archaeology students, and an informative volume for the lay reader, The Indus Civilization will be an exciting and informative read. A Contemporary Perspective Gregory L. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Includes bibliographical references and index. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae B Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions, Volume 3: Nubian Pharaohs and Meroitic Kings.

He traces the rise and fall of this civilization, examines the economic, architectural, artistic, religious, and intellectual components of this culture, describes its most famous sites, and shows the relationships between the Indus Civilization and the other cultures of its time.

Historical Dictionary of the Hittites. Iftakhar Nadime Khan Arshi. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Sagnik Saha rated it it was amazing Sep 07,