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Art of Bengal: The Sculptures of the Mahananda-Karatoya Valley (Volume 1)

 
Malaysankar Bhattacharya (Author)
Synopsis A noted exponent of ancient and early medieval Indian art Dr. M.S. Bhattacharya obtained his Ph.d. degree from the North Bengal University in 1987. He worked as the curator of the Malda Museum of Archaeology till the early eighties and catalogued the antiquities in the museum. His Art in Stone : A Catalogue of Sculptures in Malda Museum (1982) is widely accepted as one of the most important catalogues of sculptures published in the post war period. For more than two decades Dr. Bhattacharya have made extensive survey of the archaeological sites of Eastern India. As the present volume would reveal, he had been to most of the archaeological sites of the sub-region called the Mahananda-Karatoya valley including those located in the micro-interior pockets often walking on foot or travelling by country boat for several hours. Other important publications of Dr. Bhattacharya include Studies in History and Archaeology (1989), North-East India and her neighbours (1995) besides many papers published in anthologies and journals of repute. At present Dr. Bhattacharya is the editor of the historical review, a bi-annual journal of history and archaeology published from Kolkata, India.
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Malaysankar Bhattacharya

Dr. M.S. Bhattacharya obtained his Ph.d. degree from the North Bengal University in 1987. He worked as the curator of the Malda Museum of Archaeology till the early eighties and catalogued the antiquities in the museum. His Art in Stone : A Catalogue of Sculptures in Malda Museum (1982) is widely accepted as one of the most important catalogues of sculptures published in the post war period. For more than two decades Dr. Bhattacharya have made extensive survey of the archaeological sites of Eastern India. As the present volume would reveal, he had been to most of the archaeological sites of the sub-region called the Mahananda-Karatoya valley including those located in the micro-interior pockets often walking on foot or travelling by country boat for several hours. Other important publications of Dr. Bhattacharya include Studies in History and Archaeology (1989), North-East India and her neighbours (1995) besides many papers published in anthologies and journals of repute. At present Dr. Bhattacharya is the editor of the historical review, a bi-annual journal of history and archaeology published from Kolkata, India.

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Title Art of Bengal: The Sculptures of the Mahananda-Karatoya Valley (Volume 1)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8190137115
length 83p., Maps; Plates; Notes; Glossary; Index; 25cm.