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 18 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Considerations on some aspects of Ancient Indian Polity
By K.V.Rangaswami Aiyangar
Published by S.P.C.K. Press, University Printers, Madras - 1916

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Female Head, terracotta, 6th-7th century, Gandharan style, Jammu, India

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 16 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
ASOKA
By Radhakumud Mookerji
Published by Macmillan & Co., London - 1928

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 14 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in Ancient Hindu Polity (Based on the Arthaṡâstra of Kautilya)
By Narendranath Nath Law
With an introductory essay on the age and authenticity of the Arthasastra of Kautilya by Prof. Radhakumud Mookerji
Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., London - 1914

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 13 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
RAJADHARMA
By K.V.Rangaswami Aiyangar
Published by The Adyar Library, Adyar -1941

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 8 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Life in ancient India in the age of the mantras
By P.T.Srinivasa Iyengar
Published by Srinivasa Varadachari & Co., Madras - 1912

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Sri Yantra
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 26 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Wine in Ancient India
By Dhirendra Krishna Bose
Published by K.M.Connor & Co., Calcutta - 1922


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 11 Nov 2013 Artefacts
Narasimhagupta standing facing left, wearing a waistcloth and jewellery, with a halo around head. Left hand holds a bow, the right hand holds an arrow. In left field a Garuda standard with ribbons. In right field a crescent.

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 11 Nov 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of mediaeval Hindu India - Being a history of India from 600 to 1200 AD
By Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya
Published by The Oriental Book Supplying Agency, Poona - 1921


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 6 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Shipping - A history of the sea-borne trade and maritime activity of the Indians from the earliest times
By Radhakumud Mookerji
Published by Longmans, Green and Co., Bombay - 1912


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 10 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Prehistoric Ancient And Hindu India
By Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay (also known as R.D.Banerji)
Published by Blackie & Son (India) Ltd., Bombay - 1934


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 10 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Coins of India
By C.J. Brown
Published by Association Press, Calcutta - 1922


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 10 Aug 2013 Artefacts
Gold Coin.(obverse) Caparisoned horse standing facing left before a decorated sacrificial post (yupa) which rests on a pedestal.
(reverse) Female figure standing facing left, wearing gown and earrings, holding fly-whisk over right shoulder, and a cloth in her left hand, with a halo around her he... Read More
 10 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions
By Tej Ram Sharma
Published Concept Publishing Co., Delhi - 1978

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 9 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Political History of Ancient India - From the accession of Parikshit to the extinction of the Gupta dynasty
By Hemchandra Raychaudhuri
Published by University of Calcutta - 1923


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 9 Aug 2013 Artefacts
Silver coin.(obverse) Bust of Kumaragupta I, facing right, wearing cap and with a moustache.
(reverse) Garuda, standing facing forward, with outspread wings. Surrounded by a border of dots.
Kumaragupta I
Gupta
415-447 CE
India

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 9 Aug 2013 Artefacts
Seal with attachment lug. Legend Sri Mahasenasya and spear and bird on same line.
Made of engraved bronze.
Gupta Style
4thC-5thC
India

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 9 Aug 2013 Artefacts
Stamp-seal
A square stamp-seal with rounded edges showing a unicorn standing before a device and above a one-line inscription in six characters.
Made of stone (steatite).
Indus Civilisation
2500BC-2000BC
Harappa

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 8 Aug 2013 Video
Video:
100 ft long pre-historic rock paintings at Isco Caves in Jharkhand, 10000 BC
Filmed by Badshah Singh

Cave paintings lie in neglect
The Telegraph - 2008

Isco (Hazaribagh), March 12: Around 46km from here is the village of Barkagaon, where lies the Isco cave known for rock paintings over a... Read More
 8 Aug 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective
By Gregory L. Possehl
Published by Rowman Altamira - 2002

Summary:

The Indus Civilization of India and Pakistan was contemporary with, and equally complex as the better-known cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt and China. The dean ... Read More
 8 Aug 2013 Article/Essay
Article:
Rakhigarhi likely to be developed into a world heritage site
By Neha Pushkarna | Mail Today | Rakhigarhi, Hisar - March 31, 2013

The road to Rakhigarhi village in Hisar is hardly there. Muddy trails dotted with buffalo dung lead to the mounds inside the village where a well-planned... Read More