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Journal of Bengal Art: Volume 18

Enamul Haque (Editor)

Syed Ejaz Hussain.1.Discovery of Husain Shah’s New Inscription And Ruins of A Jami Mosque from Husainabad in Ballia District of Uttar Pradesh and Diffusion of The Bengal Art/Heinrich Poell.2. The Buddhist Monasteries at Sirpur: The Southernmost Outpost of Eastern Indian Buddhist Art?/Sudipa Ray Bandyopadhyay.3. Some Imprecatory Scenes in Early Medieval Inscriptions of Eastern India/Mohammad Rezaul Karim.4. Sultan Ghiyasuddin Azam Shah of Bengal and the Date of His Rebellion: A Numismatic Study/Gerd J.R. Mevissen.5. Revanta Images Mainly from Bihar and a Special Type of three Equestrian Deities from North Bengal/A K M Yaqub Ali.6. Stone-Carving Art of the Select Architectural Members of the Varendra in Medieval Times: A Conceptual Approach/Abhra Bose.7. The Brass Chariot of Bankati/Sayantani Pal.8. Reconsidering the Chronology of the Rulers of Faridpur (6th Century)/Zulekha Haque.8. Literary Sources of the Terracotta Depictions/Sutapa Sinha.9. A Note on the Coins of the Sultans of Bengal in the Collection of Patna Museum, Bihar/Madhuparna Roychowdhury.10. The Shrine of Kichakeśvarī at Khiching: The Many Meanings of a Temple/Shreela Basu.11. The Terracotta Temple Complex of Sribati/Kumkum Bandyopadhyay.12. A Note on the Newly Reported Sculptures from Olpura, District Bhagalpur, South Bihar/Krishnendu Ray.13. Aspects of Rural Social Life in Early Medieval Bengal: Glimpses from the Saduktikar ñâmáta of °rîdharadâsa (Early 13th Century)/Bhogendra Jha.14. The Newly Discovered Pala-Sena Stone Images from Mithila/Enamul Haque.15. A New Appraisal of Buddhist Temples in Bangladesh (Up To C. 1250 Ce.)/Syamali Das.16. ‘Romance and Sentiment’ as Expressed in Some Kanthas of Bengal/Mahboob Alam.17. European Artists in Bengal During the Late 18th to Early Part of the 19th Century/Shyamalkanti Chakravarti.18. The Non-Hindu Art Motifs in Kalighat Paintings/Kallol Dasgupta and Pranab K. Chattopadhyay.19. A Preliminary Survey on Metal Images in Sundarban: Metallurgy, Art and Iconography/Nasir Uddin Mobin.20. Materials and Components of Early Historic Architectures of Bangladesh: Review of Pre-Gupta Phase Archeological Materials/Sarita Khettry.21. Āõjî: A Study of Symbol in Inscriptions of Bengal/Swapna Bhattacharya (Chakraborti).

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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 18
Author Enamul Haque
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2013
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
length 311p., Plates 156 B/W; Colour