Category Archives: Archaeology

Celebrating the contribution by Asur, Birhor, Munda, Santal and other tribal communities: State Museum Ranchi – Jharkhand

The State Museum at present has several galleries which display different aspects of cultural heritage, especially those related to the state of Jharkhand. We have galleries separately classified in order to display the anthropological features, especially those related to the … Continue reading

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Local museums providing space for tribal culture, literature and other artistic expressions: Inviting communities to create exhibitions in their own way – Gujarat & Madhya Pradesh

To read or download the full issue, click here >> Staging identity – Musealization of Adivasi culture In various parts of India, different ethnic and cultural communities endeavour to express their histories and present way of life through the medium of … Continue reading

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Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa

Read the full article >> The name ‘Hottentot’, or its Afrikaans shortening ‘Hotnot’, became a disparaging term for people of colour at the Cape. Today we refer to the aboriginal herders of the Cape by the name they would have … Continue reading

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Exhibits on anthropology, history, music and more: Free publications by the Madras Government Museum (ePub) – Tamil Nadu

IRAVAS & CULTURE CHANGE MADRAS GOVERNMENT MUSEUM IEAVAS AND CULTURE CHANGE by A. AIYAPPAN Year: 1943 GUIDE TO THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL EXHIBITS II GUIDE TO THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL EXHIBITS II by C.J. JAYADEV Year: 1994 BIO CULTURAL EVIDENCES FOR HUMAN EVOLUTION BIO CULTURAL EVIDENCES … Continue reading

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Exploring human evolution in the Narmada Valley: Rich in fossils and archaeological sites, facing submergence – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat

Prashant Rupera | TNN | Aug 14, 2012 VADODARA: Much is known about how the Harappan Civilization flourished on the banks of the Indus almost 5,000 years back. But now is the time to move ‘ahead’ of the Indus Valley … Continue reading

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