Sarasvati (texts & arch.)

Lakshmi Srinivas lsrinivas at YAHOO.COM
Sat May 23 16:18:22 UTC 1998

I really meant "only surveyed", "not excavated". Evidently, M. Rafique
Mughal has surveyed regions other than the Cholistan region (or the
river bed alone as I seem to have unwittingly implied in my post).

I am obliged to Prof Witzel for pointing this out.

Warm Regards.

---Michael Witzel <witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 May 1998, Lakshmi Srinivas wrote:
> > Correct me if I'm wrong but I understand Mughal has only surveyed
> > dry bed of the Hakra in the erstwhile Bahawalpur State (Cholistan),
> > not excavated any site there. For example, Ganweriwala continues to
> > remain unexcavated.
> That is also what I remember from his recent book and from his talks
> He has done extensive surveys though. They are part of a more genera
> scheme to survey (large parts of) Pakistan to get a clear idea of
what is
> around for excavation. If I rememeber correctly, a large part of the
> Panjab (east of the Indus)  has been surveyed so far. I can find out.
> Michael Witzel                       witzel at
> my direct line (also for messages) :  617- 496 2990

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