Copper and its Alloys in Ancient India

By: Dilip K. Chakrabarti and Nayanjot Lahiri

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This book offers a comprehensive discussion on the distribution of ores of copper and its alloys in the Indian subcontinent and critically reviews the related archaeological and metallurgical data, underscoring the tremendous richness and complexity of this tradition in early India. Further, the entire spectrum of the Indian literary sources on copper and related metallurgy has been examined with reference to its major features. Finally, this volume undertakes a detailed study of the rich and continuing preindustrial tradition of Indian copper and copper-alloy metallurgy and unequivocally brings out its significance in understanding the ancient context. In a number of ways this is a path-breaking study. Printed Pages: 240 with maps and line drawings.

Title: Copper and its Alloys in Ancient India

Author Name: Dilip K. Chakrabarti and Nayanjot Lahiri

Categories: India, Archaeology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

ISBN: 81-215-0767-3

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms

Seller ID: 007927

Keywords: Indian Archaeology