Durrani, Farzand Ali, 1933-2003. Further excavations at Rehman Dheri

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Title: Further excavations at Rehman Dheri

Published in: Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 7

Published By: Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 7 The Chairman of the Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar. 1991. 61-151 p. ill.

By line: F. A. Durrani, Ihsan Ali, G. Erdosy

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

Culture: Early Indus (AQ43)

Subjects: Archaeological excavation methods (1210); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Masonry (333); Architecture (341); Culture summary (105); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415); Visual arts (5311);

Abstract: This summary of a fieldwork season at Rehman Dheri presents only preliminary findings. Features from each locus of the various deposits are presented, and there are descriptions and drawings of examples of the artifacts found. The site has several unusual aspects: its outline indicates city planning; Kot Dijian style ceramics appear throughout the strata; and the mud bricks used in the architecture were made from clay slabs dug from the beds of dry ponds or rivers and shaped for use. Dates are not known for most of the strata, but the platform in Area II was associated with amulets or seals typical of Mature Indus, and Loci 1000-1011 date to the Mature Indus. The following strata pertain to the Early Indus: 1018, 1020-1040, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2020, and 2021.

Document Number: 15

Document ID: aq43-015

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1991

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry;2015

Coverage Date: 5300-3900 BP

Coverage Place: Rehman Dheri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan

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

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