Archaeology in Assam an introduction

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Published by Directorate of Archaeolgy Assam in Guwahati .

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StatementP.D. Chaudhury
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Pagination77, xx p.
Number of Pages77
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Open LibraryOL25163732M
LC Control Number2011351846

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chaudhury, P.D. Archaeology in Assam. Gauhati: Govt. of Assam in the State Dept. of Archaeology, Archaeology of the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam: Pre-Ahom period Hardcover – Import, by R.

Choudhury (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" Author: R. Choudhury. List of protected Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam, under the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam (English).

Edited by Dr. H.N. Dutta, Directorate of Archaeology, Assam: 1 st Edition nd Edition List of protected Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam, under the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam (Assamese).-do-1 st.

Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: List of Archaeological remains in the province of Assam Book.

Description: The book is an exhaustive study of the archaeology of Guwahati from the 5th century the end of the pre-colonial period in Assam. The history of the city is traced based primarily on itsmaterial remains, inscriptions, coins and sculptures.

Archaeological sources further speculate that the Indian Ocean trade network passed through the Assam valley overland to Yunnan at the beginning of the Common Era.

About The Book ARUNACHAL PRADESH The geographical location of Arunachal Pradesh makes it important for studies in South Asian Archaeology. This Indian state is biogeographically connected with South China and Northern Myanmar; across the Himalayas it is connected with Tibet, and thence to Central Asia; through the passes of the Patkai Range of Archaeology in Assam book it is connected with SoutheastAsia.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item ioned: ble. At present he is editing a book on Marine Archaeological Studies-Global perspectives. Kumudamani Kuppuram was born in and graduated in She is the joint author of the books-Agricultural History of Africa, with Special Reference to Kenya and New 5/5(1).

Development of Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam for the year under PLAN. Maintenance of Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam for the year under NON-PLAN. Find information about the various schemes being implemented along with. The archaeological record of north-east lndia is distinctive in character.

lt is a synthesis of two types of cultural traits: lndian and South-east Asian. Archaeological findings from the region known as Assam in the pre-lndependence period were reported from the beginning of the nineteenth century, but archaeological work was mainly done by.

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History and Archaeology of North-East India: With Special Reference to Guwahati by Paromita Das. This book is an exhaustive study of the archaeological remains of the modern city of Guwahati from the fifth century A.D. to the end of the pre-colonial period in Assam.

It focuses primarily on the different aspects of the history of the city, its religious and economic life, its society and polity. The Archaeological Survey of India has the main function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites of National and International Importance.

Includes: a history of the Survey, latest developments, publications, and contact information. This is a multidisciplinary book on Anthropology and Sociology. The textual part of this book covers the description of the Assam State and, Ethnology of the Tribes and castes.

The Bibliography has almost all the comprehensive inventory Research source mat erials of monographs, articles, dissertations, reports, proceedings etc.

of pre-and post-Independence period from the year to Sanathana and Hazarika: Archaeological Remains o f Rajaduar Area in North Guwahati, Assam Art. 4, page 16 of 16 faulting and paleoseismicity associated with the Shillong, northeast India. Inat the invitation of Tezpur University, he joined as Professor in the Department f Cultural Studies, from where he retired in Dr.

Choudhry has published a number of books and catalogues. His important publications include Archaeology of the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam (New Delhi, ) and Art Heritage of Assam (New Delhi, ).

Medevial History of Assam. Prehistoric Assam (Neolithic Period and Sites in Assam) Political conditions of the Brahmaputra valley at the time of foundation of the Ahom kingdom. Sukapha and establishment of Ahom Kingdom in Assam. State information in the Brahmaputra valley-the Chutiya, Kachari and the Koch state.

Assam Legislative Council (–): The administrative unit was reverted to a Chief Commissioner's Province (Assam plus Sylhet), with a Legislative Council added. The Council had 25 members, of which the Chief Commissioner and 13 nominated members formed the bulk. Archaeological Research in North-East India: A Critical Review Author: Manjil Hazarika archaeology of this region shows that the research is confined to basically archaeologists had hardly been used in research in Assam' which is very much valid in the present context.

Archaeological sites in Assam are the various historical places located in this north-eastern Indian state which have revealed ancient civilizations and different kinds of antique artefacts.

These portions of the country attract a vast quantity of historians and travellers. Neolithic Age site discoverd in Assam. Evidences of early civilization or culture in the State have been discovered by a team of researchers and students of Gauhati University Anthropology Department, led by Prof.

Abdullah Ali Ashraf,HOD of the department which come up with the proof to confirm such culture formation which can be dated back to about 3, years, that is the Stone Age.

Located in Baihata Chariali, about 40 km from Guwahati, the Madan Kamdev temple complex marks a silent but vibrant period in Assam’s ancient history. Historians like Dr Pradeep Sharma, Assistant Director of the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam, date the temple complex to the reign of the Palas of Assam, between the 10th and 12th centuries : Mahasweta Dey.

Prof Bhabananda Deka (19 August – 4 December ) has been acknowledged as the pioneer Assam economist and author, who conducted path-breaking research for the very first time on the economy of the far eastern part of India.

He was also a leading Indian-Assamese litterateur of the famed 'Awahon-Ramdhenu Era' of Assamese literature during the midth en: Ankur Deka, Arnab Jan Deka, Jim Ankan Deka. Archaeological research in Assam is still in the early stage of development.

There is need for systematic ways to study the archaeological sites here, beginning with the basics, for instance, widespread archaeological explorations, emphasis on documentation of Author: Bratatee Barman.

Thus, the present study is a work of his personal research based on field study, museum study and other relevant published book, it is expected, will be able to help the scholars from outside Assam to have a fair idea about the archaeological wealth of the Pre-Ahom period and inspire young scholars to dofurther work in the field.

The digital library is opened for readers as well as research scholar under reference section of DLS at the District Library Guwahati campus under the Directorate of Library Services, Assam.

Till now titles (total pages of ) (rare & copyright free books) has already digitized and it. Directorate Of Archaeology, Assam. K likes. Directorate Of Archaeology Assam Ambari Cultural Affairs Department Dispur 6Followers: K. Types of Archaeology: Prehistoric Archaeology – It focus on the study of past culture that did not have any written language.

Historical Archaeology – It is the study of cultures or civilizations that existed during the period of recorded history. Underwater Archaeology – It studies the physical remain of human activities beneath the surface of the oceans. Fine Arts of Assam has extremely rich tradition.

This section needs can help by adding to it. (June )Sculpture and architecture. The archaic Mauryan Stupas discovered in and around Goalpara district are believed to be the earliest examples (c. B.C. to c.

A.D.) of ancient art and architectural works. The monumental architectural remains discovered in Doporboteeya. This book is organized into six chapters. Beginning the discussion with a background to the study of Early Assam, Chapter One: Introduction, outlines the context, scope, historiography, conceptual foundation, and the theoretical framework of doing the archaeology of religion.

Given that. Historical Archaeology of Central Assam (from earliest time to 12 th century A.D. Delhi: B. Publishing Corporation. Choudhury, P C (). The History of Civilization of the people of Assam to the 12 th century A.D. Guwahati and Delhi: Spectrum publications.

Choudhury, R D (). Archaeology of the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam (Pre-Ahom Cited by: 1. Sri Surya Pahar is located about 12 km southeast of Goalpara, about km northwest of Guwahati, is a significant but relatively unknown archaeological site in Assam, India.

Bongaigaon is the nearest city from the site. The site is a hilly terrain where several rock-cut Shivalingas, votive stupas and the deities of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain pantheon are scattered in an area of about one nates: 26°6′31″N 90°42′27″E / °N.

The Candidates bearing the following Roll Numbers, who appeared in the written test held an 4th March, for recruitment of Junior Assistant and Computer Operator in the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam in response to the Advertisement No.

Janasanyog // dt. 24th February, & Janasanyog//16, dtth Feb/ in The Assam Tribune & Amer Asom respectively, have been. In Assam among all the productive sectors, agriculture makes the highest contribution to its domestic sectors, accounting for more than a third of Assam's income and employs 69% of workforce.

Assam's biggest contribution to the world is Assam tea. It has its own variety, Camellia sinensis var. l: Dispur. Soldier and military historian L. Shakespear (), published this book on the north-eastern frontier of India and its tribes in He had served in the Assam Military Police Force, and this book, which is illustrated with photographs taken by the author, is 'an attempt to produce something useful and readable at least for those who care about that little known but very interesting.

Directorate Of Archaeology, Assam contact information. The office of the director of Archaeology, Govt. of Assam is located at Ambari in Guwahati city. Find here the complete postal address and phone numbers of Directorate Of Archaeology, Assam.

Also find the location of the office in. Book Review. Editor: Maguni Charan Behera Pages: + Published by: Springer Nature Singapore Pvt Ltd. Itanagar, Jan It is noteworthy that studies on tribes in India began during the colonial period, but with different purposes.

Its historical beginning can be traced towhen the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (established in ) was published, containing papers on. Directorate Of Archaeology, Assam. K likes. Directorate Of Archaeology Assam Ambari Cultural Affairs Department Dispur 6.

He is lead editor and author of the books 50 Years After Daojali-Hading: Emerging Perspectives in the Archaeology of Northeast India and Archaeology of Naga Ancestral Sites (Vol-1 & 2). He currently directs a research program on the Archaeology of Mimi Caves on the Naga Ophiolite belt adjoining Myanmar in collaboration with the Department of.

The programme begins with introduction of ancient Assam. The presentation elaborately shows the ancient culture and tradition of Assam. The programme is prod.Mayong (or Mayang, also known as the Land of Black Magic), is a village in Morigaon district, Assam, lies on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, approximately 40 km (25 mi) from the city of considered the cradle of black magic in India, Mayong is a Country: India.Featuring books on ancient, pre-modern, and modern archaeology, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Archaeology collection is an increasingly prominent body of scholarship on latest archaeological discoveries and methods.

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