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Palaeolithic Age (2 Vols-Set)

Deo Prakash Sharma; Sanjib Kumar Singh and Madhuri Sharma

ISBN 10: 8180900347 / ISBN 13: 9788180900341
Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi, 2005
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Contents Vol. I Preface. 1. Prehistory of the South Asia. 2. Man on earth. 3. Missing link unearthed from 4.4 million years ago. 4. Palaeolithic age. 5. Pleistocene stratigraphy of middle Narmada Valley. 6. The fossil Hominid skull from the Narmada Valley. 7. Archaeological context of Narmada Man. 8. The earliest Hominid Site on Narmada. 9. The place of Narmada Hominid. 10. Fossil clavicle of hominid from Narmada. 11. Fossil Hominid at Hathnora. 12. Comparative study of lower palaeolithic industries of South Asia and South East Asia. 13. Bhimbetka cave excavation. 14. The treasures of Bhimbetka rock art. 15. The documentation of rock art. Vol. II 16. Rock art of South Asia. 17. Problems of the dating of Rock art. 18. Rock art of Sehore. 19. Acheulian tools from Vadamadurai and Attirampakkam. 20. The palaeolithic archaeology of Northern Tamil Nadu. 21. Fossil human Baby skull from Ferricrete at Odai in Tamil Nadu. 22. Hand list of Palaeolithic from Europe and Africa in collection of India. 23. Middle palaeolithic Mousterian in South Asia. 24. Upper palaeolithic culture in South Asia. 25. Engraved pieces of upper palaeolithic art. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. The book Palaeolithic Age is the first book on prehistoric art and archaeology of South Asia. The second book of this series is on Mesolithic Neolithic and third book is early Bronze and Iron ages in South Asia. This volume Palaeolithic age covers the sites of South Asia. Lower Palaeolithic age begins in South Asia around 2 million years ago. Oldest tools are pebble tools from Riwat in Soan area. Early Acheulian or Abbevillian begins in Karnataka (Hunsgi) around 1.5 million years ago and advance Acheulian continues up to .15 million years ago at Patpara in Son Valley. New dates of Hunsgi Acheulian ranges between 1.3 to 1.2 million years ago. Middle Acheulian begin around .8 million years ago. Advance Acheulian starts around .3 million years ago. Acheulian Mousterian at Patpara starts around .15 to .1 million years ago. Middle palaeolithic begins around .15 million years ago and continues till 40000 years ago. Upper palaeolithic begin around 40000 years ago and continued up to 10000 years ago. The book deals with Pleistocene stratigraphy of middle Narmada Valley. Papers on Homo erectus of Hathnora and other human fossils from Narmada are interesting. The book also deals with comparative studies of lower Palaeolithic cultures of India and South East Asia. There is a brief account of Bhimbetka and excavation done by Shanti Pappu at Attirampakkam and other Acheulian site in Tamil Nadu. P. Rajendra's paper is on Homo erectus skull from Odoi in Tamil Nadu. The book also deals with middle palaeolithic and upper palaeolithic of South Asia. This book is encyclopaedia of palaeolithic archaeology of South Asia. 463 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 55048

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Title: Palaeolithic Age (2 Vols-Set)

Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi

Publication Date: 2005

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