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.

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This volume offers the best description and analysis of the nature of [Indus] civilization.

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Archaeology of the Harappan Civilization. You’ve successfully reported this review. Leiden and New York: Peabody Museum, Harvard University.

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective by Gregory L. Possehl

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A new regional manifestation of the Indus urban phase.

World Heritage in Iran. Raghavendiran rated it did not like it Jun 27, The Technology of the Indus Age. Offering thebest available presentation of the Indus civilization, this volume successfully fulfills the needs of both general readers and specialists The Art of the Indus Civilization.

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective

Other editions – View all The Indus Civilization: University of Queensland Library. An excellent review of archeologic finds, some by the late researcher himself.

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The Triangle of Trade. Notes “Originally published by AltaMira Press Books by Gregory L. The Indus Civilization of India and Pakistan was contemporary with, and equally complex as the better-known cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt and China. Item s unavailable for purchase. Xivilization 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.

Gyanendra Yadav marked it as to-read Jun 04, A Contemporary Perspective Gregory L. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. New perspectives from the field. A Contemporary Perspective by Gregory L.