Item Type Book
Title Kalhār (white water-lily): studies in art, iconography, architecture, and archaeology of India and Bangladesh
Author Haque, E.
Author Bhattacharya, G.
Abstract Kalhar: Studies In Art, Iconography, Architecture And Archaeology Of India And Bangladesh Is A Collection Of Forty Research Papers In Honour Of Prof Enamul Haque, Founder And Formerly Director General Of The Bangladesh National Museum And Director Of The International Centre For Study Of Bengal Art At Dhaka, Bangladesh. These Papers Are Contributed By Eminent Scholars From India And Abroad Who Acknowledge Him As An International Scholar And Admire Him In The Scholarly World. These Articles, With Notes, References And Bibliography Are Well Illustrated And Are Grouped Into Five Sections, Viz Section-I Archaeology, Section-Ii: Art And Iconography, Section-Iii: Architecture, Sectin-Iv: Epigraphy And Numismatic And Section-V: Region And In Each Section Articles Have Been Arranged In Alphabetical Order Following Surname Of The Authors. Contents Section-I: Archaeology; Kunor: The Village Of Potters: An Archaeo-Ethnological Study By Mandira Bhattacharya, Subsistence Strategies Of The Chalcolithic People Of Bengal: A Case Study By Asok Datta, A Unique Burial System Of The Ahoms By S Jamal Hasan, History Of Cattagrama Port By Shahnaj Husne Jahan, Wari-Bateshwar And Archaeology Of Banglaedsh By Abu Imam, A Preliminary Study On Amulets And Pendants Found At Wari-Bateshwar, Bangladesh By Shan Sufi Mostafizur Rahman, Buddhist Relics And Relic-Caskets: An Archaeological Study By Mallar Mitra, Pre-Muslim Terracotta Ringwell: Excavated Remains From Mahasthangarh By Nasir Uddin Mobin; Section-Ii: Art And Iconography; Representation Of The Twenty-Eight Buddhas Of Former Aeons At Bagan By Eva Allinger, The Hidden God: Some Remarks On Yama And The Protectors Of The Sacred Space In Buddhist Art By Claudine Bautze-Picron, A Unique Jaina Ayagapatta From Lower Bengal By Sudipa Bandyopadhyay, Vasudeva-Vishu Images From Bengal: Development And Innovation: Is Lotus As Essential Attribute? By Gouriswar Bhattacharya, Mughal Paintings In The Freer Art Gallery, Washington By Ziyaud-Din A Desai, On The Semiotic Function Of Trees In Early Indian Art By Adalbert J Gail, Transmigration Of Legends Between India And The Hellenistic World: Two Cases By Suchandra Ghosh, Saree: Proud Heritage Of The Women Of South Asia By Zulekha Haque, Meru, Samavasarana And Simhasana: The Recurrence Of Three-Tiered Structures In Jaina Cosmology, Mythology And Ritual By Julia A B Hegewald, Representations Of Hariti In Bihar-Bengal By Isabell Johne, An Attempt At The Dating Of Sah-Ji-Ki-Dherl Casket By Sarita Khettry, Images Of Buddhist Goddesses Accompanied By Astral Deities By Gerd J R Mevissen, On The Importance Of The Dharmakosa-Samgraha: A Little Known Text On Buddhist Iconography By Shyam Chand Mukherji, Cultural Context In Indian Art: An Introspection By R C Sharma, Deccani Ceiling Panels Showing Astadikpalas And Natesa: An Analysis By Corinna Wessels-Mevissen, The Indo-Portuguese Quilt And Its Influence On The Nakshi Kantha By Niaz Zaman; Section-Iii: Architecture, Hammams Of The Mughal Period In Bangladesh By Nazimuddin Ahmed, Madrasah Architecture In Sultanate Bengal By Khoundkar Alamgir, Unpublished Views Of Dhaka (Dacca) By Sir Charles D Oyle, 7Th Baronet By Joachim K Bautze, The Shamashana Temples Of Joydevpur In The Ghazipur District By Nazly Chowdhury, Some Important Aspects Of Manarah By Muhammad Abdul Qadir; Section-Iv: Epigraphy & Numismatics; Two Undeciphered Inscriptions Of Varendra: An Appraisal By A K M Yaqub Ali, Re-Editing The Junwani Copper Plate Inscription Of Mahasivagupta Balarjuna Regnal Year 57 By Susmita Basu Majumdar, In Search Of Silver: Southeast Asian Sources For The Coinage Of Bengal By Pranab K Chattopadhyay, An Ornamented Brahmi Inscription By B N Mukherjee, Some Observations On The Ashrafpur Plates Of Devakhadga By Sayantani Pal, Silver Coins Of The Bengal Sultans: Designs And Artistic Motifs (13Th-16Th Century) By Sutapa Sinha, Nadiabhanga Copper Plate Charter Of The Time Of Prthivivigraha-Bhattaraka: Year 253 By Snigdha Tripathy; Section-V: Religion; A Note On The Term Smarta And The Smarta Tradition By Gudrun Buhhemann, Ganga-Kula-Tiiaka By R Nagaswamy.
Publisher Kaveri Books
Date 2007
ISBN 978-81-7479-080-4
Extra LCCN: 2007343514