Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2015)
Indian protohistoric weapons and implements
Author(s): Kaptan Singh
Abstract: In this research paper included that the protohistoric weapons and implements were made up of metal, stone, bone and terracotta, related to Indus civilization, Chalcolithic cultures, Copper Hoard, Rigvedic, Later Vedic and PGW culture. This paper reveals a comparative study of weapons and implements among these cultures. These are mainly divided into four categories on the basis of their uses, like weapons of war and hunting, agriculture implements, various craft implements and household implements. Making technique of these weapons and implements is also discussed in this paper. On the basis of weapons and implements, we could classified the society and their occupation like warrior, hunter, fisherman, farmer, weaver, metalsmith, beadmaker, mesonary and other categories.