Pakistan Heritage

Research Journal Department of Archaeology

ISSN: 2073-641X (Print) 2708-2237 (Online)

Volume # 11 Articles

Stone Age Research in Siwalik Hills – A Critical Review

Author 1:

Worrel Kumar Bain

Abstract:

Indian subcontinent witnessed the hominoid evolution in the late Miocene sediments of Siwalik Hills of north¬ western sub¬ Himalayas. This area has been well known in palaeontological circles for over a hundred years, providing an abundance of fossils including some of the first evidence for extinct apes, going back to approximately 9 million years old. In this region, a prominent evidence of wide spread hominin occupation since the Middle Pleistocene has been reported which indicates varied patterns of land use and intra¬ regional mobility. .....

Kewords:

Siwalik Hills, Geology, Geomorphology, Earlier studies, Research trends, Archaeological remains, Stone Age Locality, Recent issues

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

01-30

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11

Stupas with Cruciform plans – A Review of Examples in Central, South and Southeast Asian Countries

Author 1:

Mahua Chakrabarti

Author 1:

Anura Manatunga

Abstract:

tupa, Tope, or Dagaba is considered a sacred monument of the Buddhist people. The concept germinated in very early times and was pre-Buddhistic. After the death of the Buddha, such mounds of relics were attributed to a special significance. Preliminary constructed as a hemispherical dome thought the passing of time it became cruciform in plan and pyramidal in elevation. .....

Kewords:

Stupa, Dagaba, Chorten, cruciform.

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

31-48

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11

SOrigin of Archaeological Research Activities in Pakistan

Author 1:

Badshah Sardar

Author 1:

Tahir Saeed

Abstract:

This paper presents an investigation about the archaeological research activities carried out during from (17th -19th CE) on the soil of Indo-Pakistan Sub-continent mainly in British Colonial and after independence of Pakistan by the Department of Archaeology & Museums, Pakistan.. .....

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Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

49-58

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11

Prevailing Custom of Horse Riding among Women in the Tang Dynasty Reflected by Horse Riding Figurines

Author 1:

Bo-Sen ZHANG

Author 1:

Ji-Yin WE

Abstract:

Horse riding became a fashion in the Tang Dynasty. People took pride in riding horses, and horse riding was necessary especially on various grand occasions. The horse riding figurine can be seen in tombs from the early Tang Dynasty to the late Tang Dynasty. There are also documentary records of women riding horses in the Tang Dynasty. .....

Kewords:

The Tang Dynasty, Woman, Horse riding, The horse riding figurine

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

59-68

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11

Soul and Semantics of Animal Motif Employed in Ancient Jewellery

Author 1:

Samia Anwar

Abstract:

Each jewellery item worn had symbolic purpose derived from common life and myths. Like for protection ancient people wore amulets and to animate that piece of jewellery with spirit and magical power they would imply it with an image. All images had relevance with celestial beings and were used to influence divine to shower its bounties, . .....

Kewords:

Symbols, Zoomorphic, avian, Jewellery, Culture, Myth

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

69-82

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11

Tomb of Musa Ahangar: An Analysis of its Architecture and Decoration

Author 1:

Toqeer Ahmad Warraich

Author 1:

Samia Tahir

Author 1:

Saira Ramzan

Abstract:

Lahore seems a meeting point of different architectural traditions. For instance, the combination of declining Multan tomb architectural tradition is fused with the rising Mughal School of architecture. In this view, the tomb of Musa Ahangar presents an excellent example. This whole process of both architectural traditions has been discussed by the authors in the subsequent pages

Kewords:

Phase of transition, Pendentive, Squinch, Muqarnas, Arch-netting, Spandrel

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

83-92

Volume :

11

Mount Aornos and the Operations of the Macedonian Army in Swat. Sources and Archaeological Data

Author 1:

Omar Coloru

Author 1:

Luca M. Olivieri

Abstract:

The following notes are meant to contribute to the debate on the whereabouts of the Indian Aornos conquered by Alexander the Great. The article presents some new viewpoints from both field archaeology and literary sources. The integrated approach of historical geography, literary exegesis.........

Kewords:

Alexander the Great; Aornos; Arrian; Bazira; Barikot; Curtius Rufus; Ilam; Pir-sar

Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

93-106

Volume :

11

Two New Books on Afghanistan: A Brief Review

Author 1:

Jonathan Mark Kenoyer

Abstract:

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Language:  

English

Page NOs:  

107-112

Volume :

11