Sign In
   
  Forgot your username ? Click here !
--------------------OR--------------------

Please submit the details below to send us your details to help us track your username.



CAPTCHA Image
[Different Image]

Exotic India takes your privacy very seriously. The information you provide above will not be shared with anybody.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6

Diwali Special Sale!! 20% OFF ON ALL ITEMS WITH FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE
Displaying 3484 of 3630      Previous | Next

The Antiquities of Kangra

The Antiquities of Kangra

Specifications

Item Code: IAB38

by Dilip K. Chakrabarti and S.J. Hasan

Hardcover (Edition: 1984)

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN 81215-0112-1

Language: English
Size: 10.0" X 7.5"
Pages: 118 (B & W Illus: 26, Line Drawings: 13)
Weight of the Book:
Price: $22.50
Discounted: $18.00   Shipping Free
Viewed times since 2nd Oct, 2008

Description

About the Book:

The antiquities of Kangra were first noticed in the 1840s and in the last quarter of that century their basic details were laid down by Alexander Cunningham and George Buhler. Soon afterwards these details were put on a more secure footing by J.Ph. Vogel, H.I.. Shuttleworth, H. Hargreaves and Hirananda Shastri. In recent years Kangra has been put on the prehistoric map of India by B.B. Lal, G.C. Mohapatra and R.V. Joshi.

The Delhi University exploration of Kangra in March 1980 was intended to follow up the earlier prehistoric discoveries, to try to locate a Neolithic settlement and to find out if the Harappans spread into this attractive valley from the side of Jammu. The result has been negative in both cases but early historic pottery could be located, for the first time in this region, and a systematic assessment of all types of historical antiquities was possible. The present volume is a field-report based on this assessment. This is accompanied by a comprehensive survey of the archaeological literature on the western Himalayas and a metallographic analysis of an iron knife (dated C.200 B.C.) which has shown evidence of quenching.

About the Author:

Dr. Dilip K. Chakrabarti is Reader in Archaeology in the Department of History, Delhi University. He resigned his professorship of archaeology in Visvabharati University in early 1981. He was a visiting professor in the Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Allahabad University in March 1983. He has recently completed three seasons of fieldwork in the Rarh tract of West Bengal.

Shri S.J. Jamal Hasan was curator in the Archaeology and Museum unit of the Department of History, Delhi University, in 1979-81. He researched for his M. Phil under Dr. Chakrabarti. He is currently a Technical Assistant in the Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi.

Contents

Preface

List of Illustrations

List of Figure

Chapter 1

Introduction

Chapter 2

Prehistory

Chapter 3

Ancient Mounds

Chapter 4

Temples

Chapter 5

Sculpture and Iconography

Chapter 6

Coins

Chapter 7

Inscriptions

Chapter 8

Conclusion

Appendix I

The Archaeological Research in the Western Himalayas by Dilip K. Chakrabarti

Appendix II

An Iron Razor from Kangra: Metallurgical Studies by Pranab K. Chattopadhyay
Displaying 3484 of 3630      Previous | Next

Customer Comments

Post a Comment
 
 

Post Review
My Gallery
You can keep adding items you like to this gallery as a Wish List. If you Sign In we will remember your Gallery for your future reuse.
Delete | Add to Cart
Sign In | Register to save to My Gallery
Related Links
Related Items
TRUSTe online privacy certification
We accept PayPal  VISA  MasterCard  Discover  American Express
Site Powered by www.unlimitedfx.com