Ancient Ceramics: Historical Enquiries and Scientific Approaches
Pant, P.C. & Jayaswal, Vidula (Eds.)
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Book ID : 14510
ISBN-10 : 81-7320-034-3 / 8173200343
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7320-034-2 / 9788173200342
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
xvi, 2191p., Illus., Tables, Maps, 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- I. Neolithic and chalcolithic pottery: 1A. Neolithic and chalcolithic pottery of the middle Ganga plains: a case study of Senuwar/Birendra Pratap Singh. 1B. Supporting chapter: some observations on the neolithic pottery/Anil Kumar. 2A. Ceramics of the Malwa and Jorwe cultures/S.B. Deo. 2B. Supporting chapter: some observations on the ceramics of the neolithic and chalcolithic periods of the Saryupar region/Indrajeet Singh. II. Ceramics of the iron age: 3A. Painted grey ware: the ceramic and cultural dimensions/Vibha Tripathi. 3B. Supporting chapter: potteries of the overlap between the late Harappan-and-painted grey ware, and painted grey ware cultures: enquiries and problems/Suchandra Mukherjee. 4A. Ancient Magadha: the cradle of the northern black polished ware/B.P. Sinha. 4B. Supporting chapter: comments on the northern black polished ware and other associated wares/Meera Sharma. 5A. Megalithic pottery: cultural impacts/I.K. Sarma. 5B. Supporting chapter: some observations on ceramics of the Andhra and Satavahana cultures/Rama Krishna Pisipaty. III. Scientific approaches for the study of ancient pottery: 6A. Potteries of tribals in India: some arguments/Asok K. Ghosh and Subhra Bhattacharya. 6B. Supporting chapter: ethnography and archaeology: a case study of earthen wares/Renu Bala. 7A. Scientific analysis of pottery and their cultural implications/K. Krishnan. 7B. Supporting chapter: petrographic study of ancient ceramics: a case study of samples from Imlidih and Senuwar/Ravindra Kumar.
This volume on Ancient Ceramics which covers important aspects of pottery from Neolithic to the Northern Black Polished Ware Periods is authored by number of experts and research scholars. The book not only provides an upto date review of the pottery findings, but it also includes fresh interpretation of historical enquiries.