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The Early History of Gold in India

By: Rajni Nanda

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027641

ISBN: 81-215-0548-6

Condition: New


Despite the magnitude of the discovery, there has never been a full scale study of the gold artifacts uncovered from a number of sites in India. An attempt has been made to reveal the importance of these archaeological discoveries through proper investigation and research. Besides a general discussion on the types of gold objects found, observations have been made on the techniques of gold ornaments in prehistoric and early historic India. The discoveries of the Indo-Greek, Kushan, Roman, and Gupta gold coins indicate the extensive use of the metal in the early historic period. The literary da... View more info