Conservation of Rock Art

Conservation of Rock Art

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Item Code: IDD876
Author: Edited by: Bansi Lal Malla
Publisher: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Aryan Books International
Language: English
Edition: 1999
ISBN: 8173051496
Pages: 94 (Color Illus: 9)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 8.9" X 5.8"
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About the Book:

This is fifth book on rock art published by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts under its Adi Drsya Programme. It takes into account crucial matters related to conservation hazards, interventionist practices, conservation techniques, long term planning for preservation of rock art and the cultural dimension of rock art.

The book will be of great help to specialists and public in general.

About the Editor:

Dr. Bansi Lal Malla, an Art-historian, presently associated with the Janapada Sampada Division of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. He obtained his Master degree in History from Kashmir University, Master degree in Museology and Ph.D. in History of Arts from the Banaras Hindu University. He is the author of The Sculptures of Kashmir (A.D. 600-1200), Vaisnava Art and Iconography of Kashmir, and Trees in Indian Art, Mythology and Folklore (in press), besides a number of research articles published in reputed Journals. Currently Dr. Malla is engaged in ethno-archaeological study of Rock Art.



List of Illustrations

  1. Introduction - Baidyanath Saraswati

  2. Conservation and Preservation of Rock Art in India - M.C. Joshi

  3. Conservation, Preservation and Maintenance of Rock Art - V.H. Sonawane

  4. Conservation Technique and Long Term Planning for Preservation of Rock Art in Tropical Countries - B.B. Lal

  5. Some Ancient Pigments and Problems in their Perservation - B.N. Tandon

  6. Management of Bhimbetka and Adamgarh - B.M. Pande

  7. Conservation and Management of Rock Art Sites - Bansi Lal Malla

  8. The Cultural Dimension of Rock Art - Baidyanath Saraswati

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