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This is a compendium on Chandraketugarh, the renowned archaeological site in West Bengal, India. For the first time, the general readers will have access to a very important source of fascinating art of ancient Bengal presented in a readable and comprehensible manner. Similarly, the painstakingly compiled materials will provide the researchers with the background to examine the various aspects of Chandraketugarh. This carefully documented and liberally illustrated volume deals with nearly a thousand Chandraketugarh plaques and figurines belonging to museums and private collections from so many countries of the world. It is now possible to rectify, confirm or repudiate many previous wrong, weak or inconclusive identifications or interpretations.
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Book Description The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Studies in Bengal art series No. 4, Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Excavations. 3. Material evidence from the excavation. 4. Terracotta art. 5. Inventory of the Terracotta Plaques and Figurines from Chandraketugarh. 6. Epilogue. Appendices: 1. Terracotta Plaques reported in the IAR. 2. A few non-Terracotta objects from Chandraketugarh. Bibliography. Index. Printed Pages: 416 with 678 illustrations. Seller Inventory # 040221