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ISBN: 9788191063509
Year Of Publication: 2010
Edition: 1st Edition
Pages : xxiii, 120
Bibliographic Details : Index
Language : English
Binding : Hardcover
Publisher: Indian Archaeological Society
Size: 29
Weight: 1000

Overview

This monograph ‘A Catalogue of Prehistoric Tools‘ is a unique presentation of a rare and important collection donated by Late Dr. A.P. Khatri to the Indraprastha Museum of Art and Archaeology, New Delhi. The entire collection comprises of thousands of prehistoric tools from different parts of the world including rich river (Narmada, Godavari etc.) valley collection from India.
A selection of the representative types has been made from most of the sites distributed in four continents of the world namely, Europe, Africa, Asia and America. These tools are included in the catalogue and elaborately described with good line drawings. In some cases notes are also given to place the collection in their proper context. Appendices with relevant information and maps are to highlight the text. Colour photographs of all these tools are illustrated in the plates at the end.
An introduction ‘A Brief Survey of World Prehistory‘ has been provided as background study.
The catalogue will enormously benefit the scholars, researchers and students of Prehistoric Archaeology

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Meet the Author
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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.
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