Archeology and Metallurgical Technology in Prehistoric Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan

  title={Archeology and Metallurgical Technology in Prehistoric Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan},
  author={C. C. Lamberg‐Karlovsky},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
Recent research in India and Pakistan has greatly increased our knowledge of the Indus Civilization. Geographically the most widely distributed of Old World prehistoric civilizations, its origin and decline are, nevertheless, still little understood. The earliest metallurgical technology, represented in the chalcolithic cultures of Afghanistan and Baluchistan, points to an early connection with Iran. With the later inception of the Indus Civilization, metallurgy, derived apparently from the… 

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