Banavasi was a glorious capital of the Kadambas, the first royal dynasty that excercised sovereignty over a vast area. The hand-axes of the neolithic period, are found in the region. Banavasi is reffered to in Ayodhyakanda of Ramayana. It is names as Vanavasaka in Bhishma Parva of Mahabharata.
Banglore area was inhabited during the first centuryAD and had trade contacts with Rome. Images of Chola period and Cola architectural features in some of its temples indicate its prominent place during the period of the Cholas.
Chattopadhyay, Rupendra Kumar
ISBN: 9788189874155, 8189874152
The present work renders an account of the author's knowledge of the archaeological sources of Bankura and its adjoining areas from the earliest times to the 13th century AD. It does not pretend to be more than a stocktaking of his incomplete evidence and interpretations and should be treated as a preliminary work as well as an incentive for further works in this field.
Sharrock, Peter D.
ISBN: 9786167339207, 6167339201
Benteay Chhmar is the second monument of ancient Cambodia's greatest king, Jayavarman VII. Built in the late 12th century by one of Cambodia's most original stone-carving and architectural workshops, the temple lay in ruins for almost a thousand years.
Choudhary, Bijoy Kumar
ISBN: 9788189785185, 8189785184
District of Gaya has an illustrious history going back to 2nd millennium BCE. Two prominent places within the district are Bodhgaya and the town of Gaya (Hindu Sacred centre) Because of these two prominent religious centres Gaya is mentioned an innumerable text and inscriptions. In addition, it has ornate temples and rich collection of sculpture. Other important places covered here include Sonp...
Krom, Nicolaas Johannes
ISBN: 9788121200394, 8121200393
On the Buddhist temple complex of Barabudur in Java, Indonesia, built in 9th century A.D. which is the most splendid creation of the Hindu-Javan culture.
ISBN: 9788120717848, 8120717848
ISBN: 9788177024906, 8177024906
This volume is a token of love in appreciation of his scholarship and contribution to promote Sanskrit studies and Indian culture. The present volume contains fifty three selected research papers of the renowned scholars as well as young researchers encompassing a wide range of Indological research as Vedic and Ancillary literature, epics and purana literature, classical Sanskrit and poetics, g...
Chakrabarti, Dilip K.
ISBN: 9788173053412, 8173053413
A number of issues regarding the study of ancient India have recently emerged in the public domain.
Beck, Horace C. et al.
ISBN: 9788121502337, 8121502330
ISBN: 9788173049095, 8173049092
Boldly moving away from the conventional approach to the study of coins as mere economic entities, the present volume is the first systematic, comprehensive and analytical study of ancient Indian coins as objects of art. Focusing on the coins of south India, the study, combining empirical data with theoretical insights, explores the subtle interrelationships between the steady evolution of coin...
Ashfaque, Syed Muhammad (b.1941)
ISBN: 9789698791032, 9698791035
ISBN: 9786167339412, 6167339414
This book presents new research and discoveries to reconstruct the cultures, religious persuasions and artistic traditions in pre-modern ;Thailand and its neighbouring regions. Through a large array of contributions by renowned experts, the public and academics alike will gain a richer and more multifaceted appreciation of this early history which played such a formative role in the birth of Si...
Bauer, Andrew M.
ISBN: 9789350980996, 9350980991
The book is the first comprehensive survey of the archaeological evidence for Iron Age habitation and culture in the Tungabhadra River valley-a region which witnessed the rise and fall of Vijayanagara during the 14th-16th centuries. The volume analyses megalithic monuments, painted natural rock surfaces, masonry and earthen structures, as well as terraces, retention walls and reservoirs. The au...
Bhattacharyya, A K
ISBN: 9788190565097, 8190565095
ISBN: 9788173053436, 817305343X
A maiden attempt has been made to understand the role of climatic stress of ceramics. Ethno-archaeological study of modern potters of the region and catalogue of Chalcolithic ceramics of Balathal have been put forward in the appendices. With 23 colour plates and more than 170 figures, this book will be useful for the beginners as well as researchers of the subjects of archaeology, history and a...
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