1959 Krishnaswamy divided into 4 zones North, East, Central and Western zone, Southern zone.
HD sankalia 1962 claimed that Central and western and Southern zone don't have your neo lithic or chalcolithic. He called it neo chalcolithic.
Pure neolithtic. Eastern India with ground axes, very little pottery. Includes Kashmir sites which has ground axes, bone tools pottery and pit dwelling.
South India. Western Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Tamil Nadu. Ground stone tools, microlithic blades, handmade pottery and round huts on terrace. Pieces of copper found.
Early balochi culture kilu Gul Mohammed. Hand and wheel made pottery. Ring stones. Saddle and quern. Celts.
Bagor. Bhilwara. Microlit, copper arrowheads, pottery and huts with wooden posts
Influenced by local ecology soil climate rainfall temperature rocks.
Tekkalkotta. Karnataka. 19 small circular hats with 3 to 5 m diameter. Burial under floor of house sometime with the URN. giant boulders near the site have artworks like pecking bruising and paintings with red ochre. Bull deer human are common figures. Domesticated cattle buffalo goat sheep and dog.
Sanganakallu brahmagiri hallur show similar features. Piklihal of Andhra and payyampally of Tamilnadu similar.
Scattered habitation. Neolithic axes with saddle corn found in in good frequency. Mysterious ashmounds of cow dung are found which indicates pastoral economy.
Elchuru. Prakasam district Andhra Pradesh. Excavated by Telugu University. Circular huts and burials. Grinders, querns, celts. Handmade ceramics. Murti studied chenchu tribe to reconstruct the past using ethnoarchaeology.
Bhattacharya explains on changing culture despite contact with new technology because of
Site occupied by small holds of mesolithic hunters. Rocky plains which was less forested. Seasonal habitat.
Ash mound indicates pastoral economy suited to the southern plains of Rocky plane. Scanty rainfall means did not allow intensive agriculture which kept the demography stable and did not necessity any major changes in the tool culture. Ragi
they may have depend upon other cultures to exchange their forest produce and valuable like today. This explains the presence of gold ring in the area.
Poor pottery. Indigenous origin. Copper and bronze objects common. Black and red ware. Horse bone fragments. Terracotta figurines and beads. Trade with harappans possible. Small habitations. Wattle daub houses.
Pastoral economy with cultivation of finger and pearl millets. Dominated by sheep goat cows
Rectangular house of chief and round hats off common people.
Bury dead in East West direction. Deposits of copper object at the grave belief in afterlife
Art of making bangles of copper. Bead necklaces of carnelian and steatite. Trade with Harappan.