Art of Sindhu Saraswati Civilization: Sindhu Saraswati Art of Stone, Copper and Miniature Figurines
Dr D P Sharma
  • ISBN : 9788193027516
  • year : 2017
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Sindhu-Saraswati Art of Stone, Copper and Miniature figurings. The most beautiful of all the figurines found at Mohenjodaro are two small figurines in of a dancing girl in bronze. The other rare bronze figurines are buffalos from Mohenjodaro and Bull from Kalibangan. This and other figurines of men, women, animals, birds and toys were solid cast in bronze by the lost wax or cire Perdue method. There is a finely crafted small buffalo and model of a cart with wheels. There are also bronze mirrors, airpins and pots and pans. The otherhuge bronze images of late mature Sindhu-Saraswati Period (2000-1900 B.C.) are one chariot and three animals from Daimabad. The famous stone bust of a bearded man, clad in embroidered shawl with trefoil motif now in the National Museum, Karachi, resembles the image of a priest. Similar type of a headless eated stone priest and Mongooses recently reported from Dholavira. Male torso and a lancer made of Jasper stone from Harappa and Malesteatite head from Mohenjodaro now on display in National Museum, New Delhi, are other unique examples of stone art. There will be Eight section in Volume 1. It covers stone, Bronze, Faience, Steatite & Shell figurines. The first section will be on Sindhu-Saraswati Civilization. Second Section will be New Excavations, Saraswati Civilization & Rigvedic Chronology. Till today we have Excavated 217 Sindhu-Saraswati amd its associated sites in north west part of South Asia. Third section will have catalogue data of stone sculptures. Fourth section will be details description on copper and bronze figurine. Fifth section will be on Sindhu-Saraswati Faience figurines. Six section will cover on Miniature meatite and Paste etc. figurines. The Seventh Section will be on Shell and Other Material.