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Ethno Rock Art: A case study Kaimur, Bihar – Sachin Kumar Tiwary

By Sachin Kumar TiwaryEthno rock art can provide insights of value to Archaeoscientists into how people in the past may have lived, especially with regard to their social structures, religious beliefs and other aspects of their culture”. This way, the methodological approach proposed in this publication can also contribute for the development of Cognitive Archaeology, in particular, and brings, in a general way, important information for future research in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, rock art, ethnography, and symbolism, among...

Protohistoric copper metallurgy in Sri Lanka: an overview* – Arjuna Thantilage

Arjuna Thantilage, PhdSenior LecturerPostgraduate Institute of ArchaeologyIntroductionAlthough Sri Lanka has no significant ‘Bronze Age’ culture, it would appear that copper metallurgy had played some role in the beginnings of settled and literate or proto-literate civilization in the island. In this chapter we make an attempt to contribute to the reconstruction of the beginnings of metallurgy in Sri Lanka in what would be a completely new interpretation in this matter. (more…)
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