Taxila 3 Volume Set: An Illustrated Account of Archaeological Excavations

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Sir John Marshall (1876–1958) was a British archaeologist who held the position of Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India from 1902 to 1928. Marshall was instrumental in the development of archaeology in the Indian subcontinent and beyond, leading two major excavations at Taxila and at Mohenjo-daro. First published in 1951, this three-volume set presents a detailed account of the discoveries made during the Taxila excavation, which lasted from 1913 until 1934. The first volume provides information...
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Overview

Sir John Marshall (1876–1958) was a British archaeologist who held the position of Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India from 1902 to 1928. Marshall was instrumental in the development of archaeology in the Indian subcontinent and beyond, leading two major excavations at Taxila and at Mohenjo-daro. First published in 1951, this three-volume set presents a detailed account of the discoveries made during the Taxila excavation, which lasted from 1913 until 1934. The first volume provides information on structural remains; the second volume is based around smaller antiquities; the third volume contains a large number of illustrative plates. This is a fascinating series of texts that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Taxila and archaeology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107615809
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 7/4/2013
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 1214
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1: List of text-figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Preface; 1. Topographical; 2. Historical; 3. Bhir mound; 4. Sirkap; 5. Sirkap (continued); 6. Sirkap (continued); 7. Sirkap: Mahal; 8. Sirsukh; 9. Temple of Jandial; 10. The Dharmarājikā; 11. The Dharmarājikā (continued); 12. Report on the human remains from the Dharmarājikā; 13. Khāder Mohrā, Akhauri, etc.; 14. Kālawān; 15. Giri; 16. Stūpas of Kunāla and Ghai; 17. Mounds a and b at Jandiāl; 18. Mohrā Morādu; 19. Pippala; 20. Jauliān; 21. Lālchak; 22. Bhamāla. Volume 2: List of stratigraphical charts and tables; List of tables showing distribution of objects in Sirkap; Tables of analysis; Miscellaneous tables; 23. Pottery; 24. Terra-cotta and clay objects; 25. Stone objects; 26. Stucco sculptures; 27. Iron objects (including steel); 28. Copper, bronze and lead objects; 29. Silverware; 30. Gold and silver jewellery; 31. Finger-rings and gems; 32. Bone and ivory objects; 33. Shell objects; 34. Seals and sealings; 35. Glass; 36. Stone sculptures H. Hargreaves; 37. Beads; 38. Coins; 39. Rare and unique coins, other than punch-marked, found at Taxila between 1912 and 1934; 40. Two hoards of silver punch-marked coins found in the Bhir mound at Taxila E. H. C. Walsh; Notes on the punch-marked, local Taxilian and Greek coins John Allan; Index. Volume 3: Plates.
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