Excavations at Kayatha
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Excavations at Kayatha by Zainuddin Dawood Ansari

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Published by Deccan College Postgraduate and Research Institute in Pune .
Written in English



  • Kayatha, India,
  • India


  • Kayatha, India -- Antiquities.,
  • India -- Antiquities.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Z. D. Ansari & M. K. Dhavalikar.
SeriesDeccan College monograph series ; no. 176
ContributionsDhavalikar, Madhukar Keshav, joint author.
LC ClassificationsDS486.K42 A57
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4865298M
LC Control Number75905305

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Kaytha or Kayatha is a village and an archaeological site in the Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh, is located in the Tarana tehsil.. Archaeology. Several Chalcolithic sites have been discovered in the Malwa region of central India. The site at Kayatha, situated on the right bank of the Choti Kali Sindh river (a tributary of Chambal river), is the type site of this culture, known as Country: India. The Ahar culture which is dated on this site (Kayatha) between and B.C. (or B.C. according to Agrawal and Kusumgar) has been dated by Sankalia, on the site bearing the name (Excavation at Ahar, , Poona, and Sankalia, Prehistory and Protohistory in India and Pakistan, Poona, ), between (or ) and B.C. This Volume Presents A Comprehensive Report Of The Excavations Conducted At A Chalcolithic Site Of Mahidpur (Dist. Ujjain, M.P.). The Excavations Have Yeilded The Evidence Of One Of The Earliest Chalcolithic Cultures Of Malwa. Besides the already published data, a detailed analysis of artefacts from many excavated sites, like Mehrgarh, Ahar, Navdatoli, Balathal, Gilund, Inamgaon, Daimbad, Kayatha, etc has been included in this book. The book also incorporates data related to the tools and workshops used for the manufacture of various crafts during this period.

Hadrian Books Ltd Banbury Road Oxford Complex, north/north west to the Kayatha Culture and at a later date, west of the OCP-Copper Hoard sites (Figure of excavation () includes.   The archaeological remains of this culture were obtained from Besnagar, Mandsaur, Kayatha, Maheshwar, Navdatoli, Modi, Awra, Eran, Nagda, Pipliyalorka, Azadnagar, and Dangwada. The archaeological excavations conducted at these sites provide a glimpse to the ancient life in the region.   This is the story of a man who single-handedly opened up forgotten chapters in Indian history and shaped the field of archaeology in India. Rejected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) when he first applied for a job there in , Dr HD Sankalia went on to rise above any government organisation, to become a pioneer, an institution-maker and an inspiration to thousands of students . Kayastha (also referred to as Kayasth or Kayeth) denotes a cluster of disparate communities broadly categorised by the regions of India in which they were traditionally located—the Chitraguptavanshi Kayasthas of North India, the Chandraseniya Kayastha Prabhus of Maharashtra and the Bengali Kayasthas of specialised as scribes, keepers of public records and accounts, and.

Satavahana Art by M.K. Dhavalikar. The Satavahanas (Ca. 2nd cent. BC-2nd cent. AD) were one of the empire builders in ancient India. Their rule extended almost over the entire region is marked by considerable peace and prosperity which was due to the flourishing trade with the Roman empire. The artistic creations of the Satavahana era are among the grandest in India, comparable in their. The excavations at Kayatha (Madhya Pradesh, India) have revealed traces of earlier chalcolithic occupation in Central India than was previously known, beginning well before B.C. Kayastha is a caste that in all practical terms came into existence during the medieval period of Indian history. Hindus serving under Delhi sultanate and Mughals were collectively identified as Kayasthas. This was considering non-cooperation of B. The Kayatha culture is distinguished by a sturdy red-slipped ware painted with designs in chocolate color, a red painted buff ware, and a combed ware bearing incised patterns. The Ahar people made a unique black-and-red ware decorated with the white designs.