Wright, Rita P.. Patterns of technology and the organization of production at Harappa

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Title: Patterns of technology and the organization of production at Harappa

Published in: Harappa excavations, 1986-1990: a multidisciplinary approach to third millenium urbanism, edited by Richard H. Meadow

Published By: Harappa excavations, 1986-1990: a multidisciplinary approach to third millenium urbanism, edited by Richard H. Meadow Prehistory Press. 1991. 71-88 p. ill., maps

By line: Rita P. Wright

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

Culture: Early Indus (AQ43)

Subjects: Ceramic technology (323); Commercial facilities (366); Ownership and control of capital (471); Comparative evidence (171); Internal trade (438);

Abstract: The author examines the pottery workshop area in the northwest corner of Mound E , dating to Periods 2-3, to for evidence of craft specialization and control of production. Comparisons to pottery manufacture at Harappa Mound AB, at Mohenjo-daro, and in Mesopotamia, suggest production could be organized in different ways.

Document Number: 20

Document ID: aq43-020

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-88)

Field Date: 1986-1990

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry; 2015

Coverage Date: 5338-3500 BP

Coverage Place: Harappa, Punjab, Pakistan

LCSH: Excavations (Archaeology) -- Pakistan//Harappa Site (Pakistan)

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