Vandiver, Pamela B.. The production technology of early pottery at Mehrgarh

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Title: The production technology of early pottery at Mehrgarh

Published in: Mehrgarh: field reports 1974-1985 from Neolithic times to the Indus civilization, edited by Catherine Jarringe … [et. al.]

Published By: Mehrgarh: field reports 1974-1985 from Neolithic times to the Indus civilization, edited by Catherine Jarringe … [et. al.] Golden Graphics Limited. [1995]. 648-661 p. ill.

By line: by Pamela B. Vandiver

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Early Indus (AQ43)

Subjects: Ceramic technology (323); Comparative evidence (171); Experimental data (1213); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: The author examined coarse-ware and fine-ware ceramics from Periods I-III at Mehrgarh for evidence of manufacturing methods. Construction techniques were similar to those used in Iraq and Iran, indicating interregional communication. Additionally, the author experimented with replicating the techniques.

Document Number: 5

Document ID: aq43-005

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 652)

Field Date: 1984, 1986

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry; 2015

Coverage Date: 10000-5500 BP

Coverage Place: Mehrgarh, Balochistan, Pakistan

LCSH: Neolithic period--Pakistan--Balochistan//Copper age--Pakistan--Balochistan//Excavations (Archaeology)--Pakistan--Balochistan//Mehrgarh Site (Pakistan)//Balochistan (Pakistan)--Antiquities

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