With a foreword by M.K. Dhavalikar.
xxvii, 206p., Abb., 69 Illus., Figs., Tables, Bib., Index, 29 cm.
The present book dwells upon the stone sculptures and terracotta of the Sunga period for this purpose. Time and again our art historians have emphasized that, Sunga sculptures, among all the art schools of ancient India, are the most realistic representations of the contemporary life. This book unravels the details of the material culture of 2nd and 1st century B.C. India in different headings like Architecture, Costume and Textile, Personal ornaments, Coiffure and Head gear, Vessels and household materials, Arms and armour, conveyance, Musical instruments, etc.