Puratattva (Vol. 9: ...
Puratattva (Vol. 9: 1977-78)Bulletin of the Indian Archaeological Society by: S.P. Gupta , K N Dikshit , K.S. Ramachandran
This, an authorised reprint of an annual bulletin of the Indian Archaeological Society, has been offering valuable informations, full with rich insights and innovative viewpoints, on the Indian archaeology that includes excavations, inscriptions, temples, mosques, iconic symbols, paintings, etc. This yearly bulletin is highly recommended for archaeologists, epigraphists, historians and research scholars besides the general readers having interest in such fields.
Year Of Publication: 2005
Pages : iv, 113 [+16]
Bibliographic Details : 21 B/w photos
Language : English
Binding : Hardcover
Publisher: D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Size: 29 cm.
Puratattva is the annual bulletin of one of the worlds most prestigious academic organization, the Indian Archaeological Society which was founded as early as 1967. From the very beginning, the Society has aimed at publishing the results of the latest archaeological discoveries made in India. Those who have contributed to the journal over the years include not only the eminent archaeologists excavating major sites, like Professors H.D. Sankalia, B.B. Lal, B.P. Sinha, Krishna Deva, A.K. Narain, G.R. Sharma, M.N. Deshpande, B.K. Thapar, S.R. Rao, B.M. Pande, J.P. Joshi, M.C. Joshi, M.S. Nagaraja Rao, A. Sundara, K.N. Dikshit, V.N. Misra, Vibha Tripathi, Rakesh Tiwari, V.S. Wakankar, Giriraj Kishore, K.V. Raman, N.C. Ghosh, K.M. Srivastava, M.A. Dhaky, V.D. Mishra, M.K. Dhavalikar, R.S. Bisht, B.R. Mani, R.C. Agarwal, S.P. Gupta, R.K. Verma, J.N. Pal, U.V. Shinde, Rakesh Tiwari, Alok Tripathi, Amarendra Nath, D.N. Tripathi, Ajith Prasad, K.S. Ramchandran, D.V. Sharma, but also young and budding scholars brimming with new ideas and equipped with new scientific techniques, exploring practically every part of the country and preparing their research works for their Doctoral and post-Doctoral degrees. Scholars from universities and research institutions like the Banaras Hindu University, Madras University, Nagarjuna University, Utkal University, Allahabad University, Patna University, Calcutta University, Mysore University, Baroda University, Kurukshetra University, Rohtak University, Lucknow University, Gorakhpur University, Deccan College, Indian Archaeological Society and the Archaeological Survey of India, the largest body of archeologists in India, to name a few, have been engaged in extensive and intensive field-work in the country. They have been regularly contributing their research-papers to this journal. The subjects covered by these scholars include Stone Age cultures, including Neolithic Culture and the Rock Art, Bronze Age Culture and the Rock Art, Bronze Age Culture of the Harappans found in the Indus and Saraswati basins, Chalcolithinc cultures found in the Deccan, Malwa, Maharashtra, Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, and Early Iron Age cultures, including the Megalithic Culture, throughout India. They also include topics like Underwater Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Art, Architecture, Conservation of Monuments, Antiquarian Laws and International Conventions. Puratattva also contains Notes and News, Book Reviews and dialogues between scholars on various issues. So far as many as 34 volumes have been published which provide a mine of information, without referring to which no worthwhile research-work on Indian history and archaeology is at all possible. The articles include even those presented in the Annual Conferences of the Society. This is precisely the reason the Puratattva is consulted throughout the world to gather details on the progress of Indian archaeology and insights on Indian history and culture. It is indeed of permanent value for all scholars and all libraries in India and abroad.
Handaxe and Chopper-Chopping tool tradition : the ideas of two culture theory of Early Palaeolithic in Asia
— A.P. Khatri
Jamalpur : A Typological variant within the middle Palaeolithic Culture-Complex of India
— P.C. Pant & Vidula Jayaswal
Recent Advances in the Study of the Indus script
— Iravatham Mahadevan
Culture & Process
— Gregory L. Possehl
The Grey Ware Culture of Northern Pakistan, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab
— T.N. Khazanchi & K.N. Dikshit
The Economic Pattern of India during the Early Iron Age (1000 BC-100 AD) Gujarat
— R.N. Mehta
The Timurid Mosque at Balkh in Afghanistan and Development of Mughal Domes in India
— R. Sengupta
Did the Painted Grey Ware continue upto the Mauryan Times?
— B.B. Lal
— K.N. Dikshit
The Early Harappan Cultural Phase : A Reply
— Rafique Mughal
Locating the Graves at Kalibangan
— A.K. Sharma
Depiction of Cattle Motifs on Amri Pottery
— Poonam Chitkara
Copper Hoards from West Bengal
— A.K. Nag and Dilip Chakrabarti
An Early Warehouse on the Western Coast
— M.K. Dhavalikar
Romano-Indian Rouletted Pottery in Indonesia
— Michael J. Walker and S. Santoso
Ancient Indian Pottery-Kilns
— K.T.M. Hegde