Category Archives: Archaeology

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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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … Continue reading

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