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Journal of Bengal Art: Volume 5

Enamul Haque (Editor)

R. Nagaswamy.1. Bengals Contribution to Cola Temples/Janice Leoshko.2. Considering Unusual Images and Their Sites: The Example of Kurukulla from Hasra Kol/B.N. Mukherjee.3. Two Representations of Open Air Shrines in Ancient Vanga/Sutapa Sinha.4. An Unpublished Coin Hoard of the Bengal Sultans from Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal/S. C. Mukherji.5. Two New Copper Plates of King Gopala II of the Pala Dynasty of Bengal and Bihar, Regnal year 4 (c. 877 A.D.)/Muhammad Abdul Qadir.6. Ornamentation in Muslim Inscriptions of Bengal/Claudine Bautze-Picron.7. The Los Angeles Manuscript Covers: Uncovering and Explaining Their Iconography/Asok Datta.8. Geographical Location of Ancient Tamralipta Port/Gouriswar Bhattacharya.9. The Auspicious Symbol Commencing a Pala Record and its Development/Abu Imam.10. ItakholaMura Temple: Its Date/Amita Ray.11. Early Urban Centres in Ancient Bengal/Nazly Chowdhury.12. Three Inscriptions of the Mughal Period from Bangladesh/S. Chakraborty and Gautam Sengupta.13. Provenance of Chloritoid Bearing Phyllite Used in Sculptures of the Pala-Sena Period/S. S. Mostafizur Rahman.14. A Study on Glazed Ware from Mahasthan Citadel: An Implication for External Contacts/A.K.M. Khademul Haque.15. A Rare Type of Mughal Mosque: Two Examples from North Bengal/Pratip Kumar Mitra.16. A Note on a Unique Coin of Sultan Jalal al-din Muhammad Shah/Md. Mosharraf Hossain.17. A Study on Pottery from King Harishchandras Palace Mound/Shahnaj Husne Jahan.18. Samandar: An Important Centre for Maritime Activities in Benga/Suchandra Ghosh.19. An Interesting Device on Chandraketugarh/Anasua Sengupta Das.20. A Recently Acquired Sadasiva Image in the Indian Museum, Calcutta/Mallar Mitra.21. The Buddhist Goddess Parnasabari in Bangladesh and Some Other Countries/Enamul Haque, S.S.Mostafizur Rahman & S.M. Kamrul Ahsan.

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About the author

Enamul Haque

Professor Enamul Haque had his M.A. in History (Archaeology Group) from Dhaka (1960), Diploma in Museology from London (1964) and Doctorate in South Asian Art from Oxford (1973). For three decades since 1962 he served the Dhaka Museum and rose to be the Founder Director General of the Bangladesh National Museum, developing it to be the largest Museum in the Third World. He was for a year (1990) Secretary-in-charge of the Ministry of Culture of Bangladesh. He also taught Art History, Museology and National Heritage in the universities of Dhaka and Jahangirnagar, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, and the Independent University at Dhaka. An organizer of exceptional ability, he is the Founder Chairman (since 1995) and Academic Director of The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art (ICSBA) at Dhaka, convened four International Congresses on Bengal Art (1976, 1997, 1999 and 2001) and edits the Journal of Bengal Art. He was honoured by the Asiatic Society of Calcutta with the award of the Rama Prasad Chanda Birth Centenary Medal (1993) for his "conspicuous contribution in art and archaeology of Bengal". Earlier, the Asia Society of New York honoured him by electing as their Honorary International Councilor (1986-92). He served as the President of the International Council of Museum (ICOM) Asia Pacific Organization (1983-86). Among his publications, notables are Islamic Art Heritage of Bangladesh (1983) and Bengal Sculptures: Hindu Iconography (1992), the latter being a quantitative assessment of nearly two thousand sculptures now preserved in different parts of the world.

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Title Journal of Bengal Art: Volume 5
Author Enamul Haque
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.2000
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length 320p., 42 Colour; 134 B/w Plates; 29cm.