Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2015)
Weapons and implements in late Harappan phase
Author(s): Kaptan Singh
Abstract: This research paper shows the existence of Late Harappan people around 1700 BC - 1400 BC in the area of J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra, after mature Harappan phase. They were used various type of weapons and implements which are made up of copper, bronze, stone, bone and terracotta. All weapons and implements are divided into four categories on the basis of their uses. These weapons and implements reveals the interest of the Late Harappan people in war, hunting, agriculture, carpentry and in others crafts. Besides, we can classify the society occupations on the basis of weapons and implements of Late Harappans as warrior, hunter, fisherman, farmer, metalsmith, weaver and others artisan.