Art and Archaeology of South-East Asia is an outcome of two consecutive seminars organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. It has eleven selected studies on South-East Asia by eminent scholars of the subject.
Cultural contacts between India and South-East Asia began much before the appearance of Sanskrit inscriptions in the middle of the first millennium AD. This book contains a wealth of information on sculptural, architectural and monumental art forms of South-East Asia and its contemporaneous art forms in India. In its stride it explores the common narratives and the aesthetic and iconographic links between India and South-East Asia.