Durrani, Farzand Ali, 1933-2003. Excavations in the Gomal Valley: Rehman Dheri excavations, report no. 1

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Title: Excavations in the Gomal Valley: Rehman Dheri excavations, report no. 1

Published in: Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 6

Published By: Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 6 The Chairman of the Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar. 1988. 232 p. ill., maps, plates

By line: by Dr. Farzand Ali Durrani

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

Culture: Early Indus (AQ43)

Subjects: Identification (101); Archaeological excavation methods (1210); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415); Visual arts (5311); Settlement patterns (361); Architecture (341); Cultural participation (184); Typologies and classifications (914);

Abstract: This is an excavation report for 1976-1980 at Rehman Dheri. It describes the environmental setting, other excavations in the Gomal Valley, and architectural finds. A ceramic typology is provided, with some drawings. The site is important as an example of an early planned city with an outer wall (perhaps defensive) and for its continuous occupation from Early through Mature Indus with persistent use of the Kot Dijian style. Site components RHD I and RHD II pertain to the Early Indus tradition. The document contains numerous spelling errors.

Document Number: 14

Document ID: aq43-014

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-125)

Field Date: 1976-1980

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry; 2015

Coverage Date: 5400-3900 BP

Coverage Place: Rehman Dheri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan

LCSH: Excavations (Archaeology) -- Pakistan -- Rehman Dheri Site

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