University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Michael W. Meister

Temples Along the Indus

By: Michael W. Meister

High above the mighty Indus, on hills com¬≠monly called the Salt Range, stand important remains of forts with citadels and temples (Fig. 1). Built from the 6th to the 11th centuries AD, these structures lie in what was ancient India’s far northwest (Fig. 3), now in the Panjab and North West Frontier provinces of Pakistan. […]


Discovery of a New Temple on the Indus

By: Michael W. Meister and Abdur Rehman and Farid Khan

Along the Indus River and on the plateau and escarpments of the Salt Range in upper Pakistan, a sequence of venerable stone temples is preserved (Fig. 1). These temples have been little studied, but are significant for understanding the evolution of north Indian temple architecture. By our chronology, presented previously in Expe¬≠dition (Meister 1996), the […]