South Asian Archaeology: Papers from the First International Conference of South Asian Archaeologists held in the University of Cambridge (hardcover first edition)
By Hammond, Norman (editor)
Pp. xii, 308; 150+ text figures (numerous black-and-white photos, maps, line-drawings of artifacts, plan views of excavation). Original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, wine-red pictorial dust jacket, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. This is the hardcover first edition. The foreword is by Sir Mortimer Wheeler. This work brings together the recent research on the prehistoric and historic past of South Asia – the area comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka. The 21 chapters in this volume cover the period from the Early Stone Age of more than 50,000 years ago to Bengali temple terracottas of the nineteenth century. No ownership marks.
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