Lot 84 of 319:
Excavations at Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan  

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Title:
Further Excavations at Mohenjo-Daro: Being an official account of Archaeological Excavations at Mohenjo-daro, carried out by the Government of India between the years 1927 and 1931

Author:
Mackay, E.J.H.

Place:
New Delhi

Publisher:
Government of Indian Press

Date:
1938

Description:

2 volumes, text & plates. [2], xvi, 718 pp; [2], ix pp. + CXLVI (146) plates, some folding. (4to) 32x24.5 cm (12½x9¾"), red cloth, spines lettered in gilt.

Excavations at the archaeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2500 BCE, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, and one of the world's earliest major cities, contemporaneous with the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Minoan Crete, and Norte Chico. Formerly in the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with bequest bookplate, a few discrete rubberstamps (including withdrawal), a few other markings.


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Condition:
Some shelf wear; foxing to endpapers; plate volume with hinges cracking, a few plates loose; about very good.


 
Item number:
318588
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