Ancient India (Upto 1200 CE)

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 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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Right half of pillar with inscription of Jivitiagupta II of... Read More
 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
 8 Aug 2013 Article/Essay
Article:
Is Haryana home to an older Indus Valley culture site?
By Jaideep Sareen

Is a village in Haryana sitting on top of a rare archaeological site that is older and larger than Mohenjo-daro, perhaps the best-known human settlement of the Indus Valley civilization?

Research and findings by a... Read More
 7 Aug 2013 New Books
New Study:
Relation Between Harappan And Brahmi Scripts
By Subhajit Ganguly
Published in February 2013

Around 45 odd signs out of the total number of Harappan signs found make up almost 100 percent of the inscriptions, in some form or other, as said earlier. Out of these 45 signs, around 40 are ... Read More
 7 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Harappa Town Planning
By Sondekoppa Srikanta Sastri
Published in 1961

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 7 Aug 2013 Article/Essay
Article:
Excavations reveal Khirsara a major industrial hub of Harappan era
By T.S.Subramanian
The Hindu - 6 August 2013

January 2, 2011 was a golden day in the second season of excavation at Khirsara village, 85 km from Bhuj town, Gujarat. Nearly 30 trenches had been dug that season, each ... Read More
 6 Aug 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Early History of the Dekkan down to the Mahomedan conquest
By Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar
Printed at The Government Central Press, Bombay - 1895

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A Jain yaksha and yakshi
Made of bron... Read More
 2 Jun 2013 Video
Video:
Mahabharata - Myth or Truth? A critical analysis

The Mahabharata (Sanskrit Mah?bh?rata ???????) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.

Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava prin... Read More
 30 May 2013 New Books
New Book:
Myth of Aryan Invasion in India
By David Frawley

The Aryan invasion theory denies the Indian origin of predominant culture, but gives the credit for Indian culture to invaders from elsewhere. It even teaches that some of the most revered books of hindu scripture are not actually In... Read More
 24 May 2013 New Books
New Book:
Vimana aircraft of ancient India & Atlantis
By David Hatcher Childress
Published by Adventures Unlimited Press, 1991

Did the ancients have the power of flight? A reading of ancient Indian texts, Ramayana and Mahabharata are used to prove that aircraft were in use more than four thousan... Read More
 23 May 2013 Article/Essay
Scientific opinion:
A critical study of the work - VYMANIKA SHASTRA
By H.S.Mukunda, S.M.Deshpande, H.R.Nagendra, A.Prabhu and S.P.Govindaraju
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 1974

A study by aeronautical and mechanical engineering researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore... Read More
 23 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vaimanika Shastra
By Pandit Subbaraya Shastry
Translated by G.R.Josyer
Printed at The Coronation Press, Mysore - 1973

The Vaim?nika Sh?stra ( ??????? ???????, lit. "shastra on the topic of Vimanas"; sometimes also rendered Vimanika, Vymanika) is an early 20th century Sanskrit ... Read More
 23 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Yantras or Mechanical Contrivances in Ancient India
By R. Raghavan
Published by Indian Institute of Culture, Bangalore - 1952


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Rama leaves Lanka in the Pushpaka Vimana
Ramayana - Paha... Read More
 11 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient Indian Tribes
By Bimla Churn Law
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Lahore - 1926

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Anathapindika covers Jetavana with coins (Bharhut, Brahmi text: jetavana ananthapindiko deti k... Read More