Playing games in the Bronze Age Indus Valley

Published on February 9th, 2011 | by Admin


Spero News posted an interesting article about the social significance of play and games in the Indus Valley.

It is not uncommon for archaeologists excavating old settlements to come across play and game-related finds, but within established archaeology these types of finds have often been disregarded.

“They have been regarded, for example, as signs of harmless pastimes and thus considered less important for research, or have been reinterpreted based on ritual aspects or as symbols of social status,” explains author of the thesis Elke Rogersdotter.

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Story: Spero News | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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