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Harappan Jewellery and Beads: Arts and Crafts of the Harrapan Civilization

D P Sharma (Author)

This book covers mostly Harappan Jwewllery items. This is a digital documentation of rare Harappan Jwewllery objects. The first chapter is on the Harappan Civilization. According to the author it hardly matters if we name it Harappan or Indus-Sarasvati its meaning is the same. The second chapter is on excavated Harappan sites in South Asia. Till today we have excavated 225 Harappan and its influenced sites in north western part of South Asia. The third chapter is on Minor Art and Crafts of the Harappans. The fourth chapter is details of Harappan Jewellery. The fifth chapter is on Ornaments and Beads. The sixth is on Hard Ceramic Bangle Manufacturing Method. And the seventh chapter is on Harappan Faience objects this is followed by a Catalogue if jewellery and a list of jewellery finds; a list of Harappan Sites Harappan Bibliography.

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About the author

D P Sharma

Dr D.P. Sharma did his M.A. in Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology from Allahabad University. He continued his field work and participated in various excavations at Pangoraria, Mansar, Naramada valley, Bhimbetka Chopani-Mando, Mehgara, Koldihwa, Mahadaha, Sringavepur and Bhardwaj Ashram. Besides this, he did extensive exploration in districts of fatehpur, Pratap Garh, Allahabad of U.P. and Buddhani area of Madhya Pradesh. Another significant contribution of Author is discovery of Menander-I (Posthumous) Brahmi inscription from reh. During 1983-84, he was awarded  Commonwealth scholarship and he meritiously qualified M.A. (Archeology) with specialization on Palaeolithic-Mesolithic of world, from Institute of Archaeology, University of London. He participated in the excavation of Suxxes (U.K.) and Pincenvent (France). He has completed D.Phil. research in Allahabad University. In 1985, he joined as Dy. Keeper at National Museum, New Delhi. In 1993, he was promoted as Keeper in National Museum. At present he is Associate Professor in National Museum Institute and Head of Collection, Harappan and pre-history, national Museum, New Delhi. He has 20 books and 175 research papers in his credit.

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Title Harappan Jewellery and Beads: Arts and Crafts of the Harrapan Civilization
Author D P Sharma
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789350761564
length 202p., Illustrations Colour; Maps Colour; 30cm.