Return to the Past! Back to Sindh (Pakistan) after 20 years

In the late 80s and early 90s, when I was still a youngish PhD student, I went for the first time to Sindh to work with the Italian Archaeological Mission that was surveying the flint quarries and workshops of the Rohri Hills. The hills consist of limestone flat-topped terraces (mesas/tablelands), dated at Middle Eocene/Early Oligocene period, which are rich in seams of excellent quality flint nodules. The flint was exploited since the Palaeolithic, and during the Bronze Age Indus Civilization the hills were probably the most important source of lithic raw material. During the field seasons of the mission we surveyed major parts of the hills discovering what are probably the biggest areas of

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