Gregory Possehl. The second, revised edition of this magisterial work by a leading Indus scholar and synthesizer of the many theories about ancient Indus times. Gregory L. Possehl, Ph.D † Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania Curator Emeritus, Asian Section, University of. Gregory L. Possehl’s 3 research works with citations and reads, including: The transformation of the Indus Civilization. Gregory L. Possehl has expertise.

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He spent his career participating and leading excavations in Pakastan and India, especially in the state of Gujarat, India, grgeory he maintained an active program of field research that began in Other editions – View all The Indus Civilization: The Sorath and Sindhi Harappans.

Gregory Possehl

Speaking of a Penn exhibit on the history of Buddhism meant in part to attract nonacademics, he noted: Pande and Petteri Koskikallio eds. New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan.

Views Read Edit View history. An occasional publication of the Asia Section. Offering the best available presentation of the Indus civilization, this volume posselh fulfills the needs of both general readers and specialists Possehl went far afield to share his enthusiasms with nonacademic audiences.


A notice of early twentieth century commerce between Philadelphia and India. Feinman and Gregorry Marcus, eds. I am an anthropological archaeologist with broad interests in the development and eclipse of urbanization in the Old World. Gender and the Indus Age. You are visitor since August 5 Archaeology of the Harappan Civilization: The Middle Asian Interaction Sphere.

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An introduction to environment, subsistence, and cultural history. Possehl has written and edited a number of important books on the Indus Civilization and related topics. American archaeologists University of Pennsylvania faculty births deaths Archaeologists of South Asia.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The excavations in Gujarat have focused on three interrelated problems: The dean of North American Indus scholars, Gregory Possehl, attempts here to marshal the state of knowledge about this fascinating culture in a readable synthesis.

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Penn is planning a memorial service. The paper is an exploration of culture change. To help authenticate his studies, Dr. October 23, – 3: Possehl Snippet view – Sign Up Morning Newsletter. Possehl, 70, associate director of the University Museum from to and chairman of Penn’s department of anthropology from todied of respiratory failure Saturday, Oct. Shortughai, Why was it there?


Gregory L. Possehl

Rowman Altamira- History – pages. Trigger Limited preview – Journal of the American Oriental Society 2. The Penn biographical notes state that “Dr. The Art of the Indus Civilization.

In he was made an Honorary Fellow of the Indian Archaeology Society in recognition of his life-long contribution to Indian archaeology, especially the study of the Harappan Civilization — B.

An archaeological adventurer in Afghanistan: The second edition incorporates a number of important new papers. The date of the Surkotada cemetery: The dean of North American Indus scholars, Gregory Possehl, attempts here to marshal the state of knowledge about this fascinating culture in a readable synthesis. A proposed chronology for the Pre-urban and Urban Harappa Phases.