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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Posted in Kolb Emeritus Fellows. Greg Possehl graduated from the University of Chicago with a Ph.

He received his B. He served as chairman of the department from to In he was made an Honorary Fellow of the Indian Archaeology Society in recognition of his life-long contribution to Possegl archaeology, especially the study of the Harappan Civilization — B.


He retired inbecoming Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus.

He passed away in October at the age of Greg Possehl instigated his fieldwork in Indian archaeology in He spent his career participating and leading excavations in Pakastan and India, especially in the state of Gujarat, India, where he maintained an active program of field research that began in His research projects included the exploration of the Ghelo and Kalubhar Valleys in the state of Gujarat, and he directed the excavations of the Sorath Harappan sites of Oriyo Timbo, Poseshl Kot, and Rojdi.

The excavations in Gujarat focused on three interrelated problems: The poswehl of the project is on remains from ca.

The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective – Gregory L. Possehl – Google Books

poszehl The site contains the largest and best preserved Bronze Age cemetery in the region greegory well as a series of 3rd millennium habitation areas featuring large, circular structures known as “towers. Greg Possehl has authored numerous books and papers contributing to the understanding of the archaeology of the Indian Subcontinent. The Beginnings ; Indus Age: Raval ; and Kulli: In he edited the volume Harappan Civilization: A selection of his numerous articles contains: The Indus Civilization,” in Gary M.


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