Prof. D. K. Bhattacharya (b.1939) is an eminent scholar in Prehistoric Archaeology. He passed M.Sc. (1960) in Anthropology and Ph.D. (1965) from the University of Delhi. He served the Dept. of Anthropology as Lecturer in Lucknow University for two years and joined the University of Delhi in the same capacity in 1966. He became the Professor in the Dept. of Anthropology, Delhi University and continued to teach till 2004. He has written number of books on Prehistoric Archaeology such as (i) Palaeolithic Europe: A summary of some important finds with special reference to Central Europe, (1977) (ii) The Emergence of Culture in Europe, (1978) (iii) An Outline of Indian Prehistory, (1989 & 1996) (iv) Steps to Indian Prehistory, (1994) and several articles. Prof. Bhattacharya is presently serving as Visiting Professor to several Universities and also associated as member of many educational organisations.