Discovering Pakistan

5, 000 years of Civilization & Culture

People & Professions

Indus archaeologist Mark Kenoyer discusses the various crafts and professions that thrived in Indus Valley cities, from tax-collectors to basket-weavers, perfumers and actors, and even describes the 4, 500 year-old antecedent of the game “pittu”, still played by children all over Pakistan. Read excerpts from Chapter 7 of his book, “Ancient Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization“.

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