Jean-François Jarrige

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Jean-François Jarrige (August 5, 1940, Lourdes – November 18, 2014, Paris) was a French archaeologist specializing in South Asian archaeology and Sindhology. He held a doctorate from the University of Paris in oriental archaeology. He carried out the excavations in Baluchistan, Mehrgarh and Pirak. In 2004, he became the director of the Musée Guimet in Paris.

He was married to archaeologist Catherine Jarrige. They had two daughters.[1]

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  • 1990 - La Préhistoire et la civilisation de l'Indus (editor)
  • 1993 - The Early architectural traditions of the greater Indus Valley as seen from Mehrgarh, Baluchistan (editor)
  • 1995 - Du néolithique à la civilisation de l'Inde ancienne: contribution des recherches archéologiques dans le nord-ouest du sous-continent indo-pakistanais

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