This book contains twenty-two papers contributed by eminent scholars from India and abroad dedicated to commemorate Dr. Neel Ratan Banerjee, who was a well-known archaeologist and earned distinction for his contribution on the Iron Age Archaeology in addition to his two most important excavations conducted at Ujjain and Nagda. He has also worked in many megalithic sites while he was in the Archaeological Survey of India. He later left the ASI to join as the Director General, National Museum.
The papers included herein are the outcome of researches done on archaeology, art, architecture, epigraphy, iconography, landscaping, monuments and seals, over the years besides reminiscences from some of his close friends and associates who always held Dr. Banerjee in high esteem. These papers, with notes, references and bibliography are well illustrated and are grouped into five sections, viz., Archaeology, Art and Iconography, Architecture and Landscape Archaeology, Epigraphy, Seals, Documentary Study, and Miscellaneous.