Chalcolithic Age :-
Chalcolithic Age people used copper and bronze to make a range of utilitarian tools. This phase or period is termed as the Chalcolithic age. A number of such sites have been found in the Chota Nagpur plateau region, the upper Gangetic basin, Karnataka and near the banks of river Narmada. Neither plough nor has been found at Chalcolithic sites. They practiced Jhum cultivation.
Various Chalcolithic Cultures :-
The sites of Ahar culture were Ahar (Rajasthan), Balathal, Gilund etc. The distinctive feature is black and red ware.
Located in Chambal and its tributaries, the sturdy red slipped ware with chocolate designs is main feature.
Narmada and its tributaries in Gujarat. One of the largest Chalcolithic settlements.
The well-known sites are in Dhule district of Maharashtra.
Prabhas and Rangpur Culture
Both of them are derived from the Harappa culture. The Polished Red ware is the hall mark of this culture.