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Pictures in Transformation: Rock Art Research between Central Asia and the Subcontinent
Edited by Luca Maria Olivieri in collaboration with Laurianne Bruneau and Marco Ferrandi.
This book presents papers given at the “Pictures in Transformation. Rock Art Research between Central Asia and the Subcontinent” symposium, within the 19th European Association of South Asian Archaeology and Art Conference (held in Ravenna, Italy, in July 2007). Four papers are dealing with rock art in India, covering the period from the Stone Age to the end of the first millennium A.D. One of the papers is dedicated to Madhya Pradesh; while the other three deal with Ladakh (Jammu & Kashmir. The papers, presenting petroglyphs as well as rock-reliefs, give an archaeological overview of the region from the Iron Age to the development of Buddhism.

Contents: Animal style of the steppes in Ladakh. A presentation of newly discovered petroglyphs by Martin Vernier and Laurianne Bruneau,p.27-36; Authors of Petroglyphs in Ladakh and Baltistan by B.R. Mani, p.37-42; Penetration of Buddhist Ideology in Ladakh: A study through early Rock Sculptures by Phuntsog Dorjay, p.43-58.

Full reference: BAR S2167 2010: South Asian Archaeology 2007 2 Pictures in Transformation: Rock Art Research between Central Asia and the Subcontinent edited by Luca Maria Olivieri in collaboration with Laurianne Bruneau and Marco Ferrandi. ISBN 978 1 4073 0711 4. £27.00. i-iv, 1-81, illustrated throughout.

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