This volume "Science and Metal Technology of Harappans' consist of twenty-one papers contributed by eminent scholars engaged in the systematic excavations and scientific study, research and analysis in the field of Harappan archaeology and allied sciences. Harappan culture is a Bronze Age Urban civilization. Though not the oldest, it is the first known civilization in the Indian subcontinent. It covers an area of two million square km. to date around 2700 Harappan and its related sites have been reported in north-west South-Asia.
These papers, with notes, references and bibliographies, are well illustrated and cover a wide range in the field of archaeological research, archaeo-metallurgy, surgery and trepanation, copper, bronze and metal technologies, trade in metals and minerals, hydraulic engineering and other allied topics.