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 27 Apr 2013 Sculpture
Relief plaque, moulded Terracotta, Kausambi.
Circa 1st century BC

The upper part of a terracotta plaque with a moulded relief of a full-frontal female head and upper torso. The plaque has an arched top with a rounded moulding below which at the centre there is a hole. The female has an elabor... Read More
 27 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Early History of Kausambi
By N.N. Ghosh
Published by Allahabad Law Journal Press, Allahabad - 1935


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Inscribed statue of Shiva and Parvati, from Kosam, Allahabad District - 1875

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 27 Apr 2013 Rare Photographs
Rear view of ruins of the Baladitya Temple, Nalanda - 1872

Photograph of the rear view of the ruins of the Baladitya Temple at Nalanda, Bihar, taken by Joseph David Beglar in 1872. While these ruins date to the sixth century, Nalanda was originally famous as the sanctuary of Shariputra, one of... Read More
 7 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Sri Harsha of Kanauj - A monograph on the history of India in the first half of the 7th century A.D
Kavalam Madhava Panikkar
Published by D.B.Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay - 1922


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 20 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
ESSAYS ON INDIA ANTIQUITIES - Historic, numismatic, and palæographic, of the late JAMES PRINSEP, to which are added his useful tables, illustrative of Indian history, chronology, modern coinages, weights, measures, etc.
By Edward Thomas
Published by John Murray, London - 1858
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 18 Jan 2013 Rare Photographs
Capitol of Asoka's column

Taken at Sanchi and neighbouring places in central India in the 1880s. A detail of sculptural fragments (capital from Asoka's column) near the Southern gateway at the great stupa at Sanchi.

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 18 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Inscriptions of Asoka
By Alexander Cunningham
Published by The Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta - 1877

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Close view of base of Asokan Edict Pillar, showing part of inscripti... Read More
 18 Jan 2013 Rare Manuscripts
Copy of the Asokan inscription on the pillar at Lauriya-Nandangarh, with a small drawing of the lion capital and elevation of the pillar with measurements - 1797

Pencil and pen and ink drawing by James Nathaniel Rind of a copy of the Ashokan inscription on the pillar at Lauriya-Nandangarh, with... Read More
 4 Aug 2012 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History Of The Rashtrakutas (Rathodas)
By Pandit Bisheshwar Nath Reu
Published by The Archaeological Department, Jodhpur - 1933

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Dherwada Cave Temple, Ellora - 1895

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 4 Aug 2012 Article/Essay
Article:
The BAKHSHALI MANUSCRIPT
By J J O'Connor and E F Robertson
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland

The Bakhshali Manuscript is an early mathematical manuscript which was discovered over 100 years ago. We shall discuss in a moment the problem of dating th... Read More
 4 Aug 2012 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
On the Bakhshali Manuscript
By August Frederich Rudolf Hoernle
Published by Alfred Holder, Vienna - 1887

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Review: G. R. Kaye, The Bakhshâlî Manuscript— A Study in Mediaeval Mathematics
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 3 Aug 2012 Rare Manuscripts
The Bakhshali Manuscript

An extract on the Bakhshali Manuscript from Rohini Chowdhury's upcoming book on Indian Mathematics:

"Probably written during the 3rd or 4th century AD, it is a manual on the mathematics of ancient India and contains mathematical rules, example problems and their solutio... Read More