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Terracotta in the Allahabad Museum
Terracotta in the Allahabad Museum

Terracotta in the Allahabad Museum

by S C Kala

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Language

English

Publisher

Abhinav Publications

ISBN

8170171253 - Year: N/A - Pages: 123

Binding

Paperback

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Author: S C Kala
Publisher: Abhinav Publications
Year: N/A
Language: English
Pages: 123
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170171253

Description

The book, a meticulously researched account of select examples from the rare, varied and astounding terracotta collection of the Allahabad Museum, makes a major breakthrough in the study of technique and interpretation of subjects related to terracotta art. An excellent classification based on typology and provenance has been worked out which should serve as a very useful tool for the future study and analysis of the material. The history of terracotta sculptures both as an art form expressing itself at various levels and as an invaluable source for cultural and social evidence not otherwise available has been taken into consideration and in this regard several connections with West Asia and old Europe have been noted tending to confirm the common cultural heritage shared by these regions.

Written by an eminent authority on Indian art, the book has been provided with adequate illustrations supporting the text.

Contents

Dedication

Foreword

Preface

List of Abbreviations

Principal Terracotta Sites Represented in the Museum

Introduction

Archaic Female Types

Mould-made Female Types

Mould-made Female Types (Contd)

Miscellaneous Mould-made Types

The Yaksa Types

Miscellaneous Types

Miscellaneous Types (Contd)

References

Index

Illustrations

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