Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-714 CULTURAL HERITAGE OF PAKISTAN

PS-714 CULTURAL HERITAGE OF PAKISTAN:

This paper consists of two parts ---- ‘A’ and ‘B’. The paper will focus on the cultural sites and monuments of different periods in Pakistan.

PART ‘A’:         PREHISTORIC PERIOD

1.             Palaeolithic Culture (Lower Palaeolithic, Middle Palaeolithic and Upper Palaeolithic): Soan Valley Culture, Sanghao Cave.

2.             Mesolithic Culture: Sanghao Cave, Rohri Hills

3.             Neolithic Culture (Early Farming Communities of NWFP, Baluchistan, Punjab and Sindh): Mehrgarh, Sherikhan Tarakai, Kot Diji, Rahman Dheri.

4.             Indus Urbanization (Early, Mature and Late Phase): Harappa and Moenjo Daro.

5.             Gandhara Grave Culture: Timargarah, Thana and Swat.

PART ‘B’:         HISTORIC PERIOD

1.             HINDU – BUDDHIST PERIOD:

Bala Hisar (Charsadda), Shaikhan Dheri, Bhir Mound, Sirkap, Dharmarajika stupa, Jaulian Monastery, Butkara, Takht Bhai, Hund and Kashmir Smast.

2.         ISLAMIC PERIOD:

(Early, Sultanate, Mughal and Regional dynasties);

-                      Mansurah, Banbhore

-                      Multan, Uchch

-                      Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque, Shalamar garden, Rohtas Fort

-                      Peshawar – Gor Ghattri and Bala Hisar Fort

3.             SIKH AND COLONIAL PERIOD:

Peshawar Museum, Islamia College, Eidgah, Jamrud Fort, Shabqadar Fort.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Allchin, R. & B. The Rise of Civilization in India and Pakistan, UK: 1982.

Dani, A.H. Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Pakistan, UNESCO, Tokyo: 1988.

Khan, A.N. Al-Mansura: A Forgotten Arab Metropolis in Pakistan, Karachi: Kifayat Academy Educational Publishers, 1990.

Khan, F.A. Banbhore, Karachi: Department of Archaeology and Museums Government of Pakistan, 1976.

Khan, F.N. Architecture and Art Treasures in Pakistan, Karachi: 1968.

Khan, F.N. Cultural Heritage of Pakistan, Department of Archaeology, Government of Pakistan, 1964.

Khan, M.I. Shalamar: The Glory That Was, n.d.

Marshall, J. A Guide to Taxila, Cambridge: 1960.

Paterson, T.T. and Drummond, H.J.H. Soan, The Palaeolithic of Pakistan, Karachi: 1962.

Qureshi, I.H. (ed.) A Short History of Pakistan, Books 1-2, Karachi: 1967.

Salim, M. “The Palaeolithic Culture of Potowar with special reference to the Lower Palaeolithic”, Journal of Central Asia, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad: 1997.

Salim, M. The Middle Stone Age Cultures of Northern Pakistan, Islamabad: 1986.

Sehrai, F. A Guide to Takht-i-Bhai, 3rd ed., Peshawar: 2001.

Sehrai, F. Hund: The Forgotten City of Gandhara, Peshawar: 1979.

 

JOURNALS:

Ancient Pakistan, Research Bulletin of the Department of Archaeoloy, University of Peshawar.

Ancient Sindh, Research Bulletin of the Department of Archaeology, Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai University, Khairpur (Sindh).

Journal of Asian Civilisations (Former)

Journal of Central Asia(Now)

Journal of the Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations, (Formerly Centre for the Studies of Central Asian Civilisations), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

Lahore Museum Bulletin, Bulletin of the Lahore Museum, Lahore.

Pakistan Archaeology, Journal of the Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Pakistan, Karachi.

 

INTERNET SOURCES:

www.book-books.org/ding-ling-and-her-mother:-a-cultural-psychological-study.html

www.library.thinkquest.org/3877/guestlog.htm

www.unb.ca/cflp/directory_nov98.doc

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