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EXCAVATIONS AT AMRI, NINDOWARI AND PIRAK (1958- 1974): MAI Mission, direction: Jean-Marie Casal Cooperation: Department of Archaeology and Museums of Pakistan

Abstract : Jean-Marie Casal (1905-1977). Jean-Marie Casal, curator of the Musée Guimet and seconded to the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), has founded the French Archaeological Mission of Indus (Pakistan) in 1958. Before begininng to work in Pakistan, he had excavated the 4th-3rd millennium BC site of Mundigak in southern Afghanistan. In Pakistan, Jean-Marie Casal has directed the excavations at Amri (Sindh) in 1959-1962 and at Nindowari (Balochistan) in 1962-1965. He also conducted the fieldwork at Pirak (Balochistan) in 1968-1973 before returning in France for health problems. The Pirak excavation will be completed in 1974 by Jean-François Jarrige who became the new leader of the MAI mission in 1975
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Aurore Didier, David Sarmiento Castillo. EXCAVATIONS AT AMRI, NINDOWARI AND PIRAK (1958- 1974): MAI Mission, direction: Jean-Marie Casal Cooperation: Department of Archaeology and Museums of Pakistan. International Seminar on "French Contributions to Pakistan Studies", Feb 2014, Islamabad; Karachi; Banbhore, Pakistan. 2014. ⟨halshs-02986798⟩

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