Showing posts from November, 2010

Dr. Vasant Shinde: RTD

Dr. Shinde (Dept of Archaeology, Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute) performed his lecture in our Round Table Discussion on Nov 5, 2010. Below is the abstract of his lecture. The period between the Stone Age and the Early Historic period was considered to be the “Dark Age” in Indian History. However, the discovery of the Harappan Civilization, the first Bronze Age Culture of South Asia, in the twenties of the last century pushed back the antiquity of the settled life in India by two thousand years at one stroke. This was considered to be the greatest archaeological discovery of the twentieth century in the Indian subcontinent. The development and spread of agriculture and pastoralism in South Asian are complex phenomena that have taken place over the course of more than 9000 years. “First light on a long forgotten Civilization” was probably the first reference to the discovery of the today well known “Harappan Civilization” of the Indian Sub-continent by John Mars

Korean mummies in NG kid book

In NG kid book, you can read the story of Korean mummy (Eung Tae). Along with the other mummies from the countries around the world, the information obtained from Korean mummies is regarded as "time capsule", by the editor, Chris Sloan . For more information, please click here