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Ban Chiang

Joyce C. White.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 421 words.

Site in north-east Thailand, c. 50 km east of Udon Thani. Excavations in 1974 and 1975 by Chester Gorman (1938–81) and Pisit Charoenwongsa (b 1938) uncovered a distinctive ceramic...

Chanhu-daro

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 591 words.

Ancient site of the Indus or Harappan civilization (c. 2550–2000 bc) near the present flood plain of the Indus River in southern Sind, Pakistan. The group of three low mounds was...

Harappa

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 703 words.

[Harappā]

Ancient city on the southern bank of the Ravi River, western Punjab, Pakistan, and the type site for the Indus civilization that flourished c. 2500–2000 bc (see alsonull...

Hastinapura

B. B. Lal.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 376 words.

[Hastināpura]

Site of an ancient city, once capital of the Kauravas of Mahābhārata epic fame, on the right bank of the Ganga River in Meerut District, Uttar Pradesh, India....

Inamgaon

M. K. Dhavalikar.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 396 words.

Bronze Age site at a small village of the same name, south-east of Pune, Maharashtra, India. Excavations yielded evidence of human habitation from c. 1700 to c. 900 bc. Initially, the...

Kalibangan

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 1505 words.

[Kala Vangu]

Site on the south bank of the dry bed of the Ghaggar or Hakra River (anc. Sarasvati) near its confluence with the Drishadvati or Chautang River in Ganganagar...

Lothal

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 770 words.

[Saragwala]

Site between the Bhogavo and Sabarmati rivers, near the head of the Gulf of Khambhavat (Cambay), in Gujarat, India. It was discovered in 1954 by Shikarpur Ranganath...

Mantai

John Carswell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 622 words.

Port, occupied from the 2nd millennium bc to c. ad 1000, near modern Mannar in north-west Sri Lanka. Mantai was the port for the inland capital at Anuradhapura and an...

Mohenjo-daro

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 770 words.

Site of an ancient city on the west bank of the Indus River, about 90 km south-west of Shikarpur, Sind, Pakistan. It was a settlement of the Mature or Urban Phase of the Indus or...

Quetta

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 635 words.

City and surrounding valley in the Baluchistan highlands of Pakistan, close to the border with Afghanistan. Its strategic location in the Quetta–Pishin valley region, which forms a...

Sanghol

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 441 words.

Site adjacent to an ancient, now dry, course of the Sutlej River in Ludhiana District, Punjab, India. It is almost entirely covered by a modern village but was subjected to eight...