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Archaeology of the Palani Hills: A Case Study of Thandikudi

Price : $119.75
ISBN # : 9788188934799
Author : K. Rajan & N. Athiyaman
pages: 144
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Sharada Publishing House
Published : 2012

This book brings out the cultural wealth of entire Palani hills, for the first time, through the intensive archaeological exploration. The two seasons of the systematic excavation conducted at Thandikudi in Kodaikanal Region of Tamil Nadu is neatly presented with more than 200 illustrations. The formidable evidences on Iron Age culture and rock paintings provide a new dimension to our understanding. The cultural links with adjoining regions and the cultural dynamics are discussed in detail. This book turns the attention of archaeologists to go for such region specific archaeological explorations and excavations to unravel the diverse cultural heritage of Indian subcontinent.



Author Bio: K. Rajan, Professor, Department of History, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, is a well-known archaeologist of India. He made an indelible mark through his archaeological discoveries and excavations. He has completed twenty-four research projects and published ten books and seventy-five research papers.

N. Athiyaman, Professor, Centre for Underwater Archaeology, Tamil University, Thanjavur is a trained underwater SCUBA diver. He has completed four research projects and published eight books and forty research articles.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 17 May, 2012.
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