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Syllabus for PGDA

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Paper - V Historical Archaeology

SECTION  I 

  1. Definition and scope. 

  2. Brief review of archaeology of pre-Mauryan period from 6th century B.C. to 4th century B.C. and contemporary cultural assemblage including potteries of the sub-continent. 

  3. Technology and elements of economy – historical urbanization.  

  4. Archaeology of Mauryan period: NBP and other contemporary wares, use of scripts and other salient elements: late 4th century B.C. to 2nd century B.C. 

SECTION II 

  1. Archaeology of post-Maurya period (2nd century B.C. to end of 3rd century A.D.). 

  2. Archaeology of the period of the Guptas and other contemporary dynasties (4th century A.D. to 6th century A.D.). 


SECTION  III 

  1. Archaeology of 7th century A.D. to 10th century A.D. in different regions.

  2. Archaeology of 11th century A.D. to 13th century A.D. in different regions. 
     

SECTION  IV 
 

  1. Archaeology of 14th century A.D. to 16th century A.D. in different regions. 

  2. Archaeology of 17th century A.D. to 19th century A.D. in different regions. 

 

Important excavated sites 

1. Cultural sequence of important sites: 
 
Sites for detailed study 

  1. Taxila 

  2. Ahichchhatra 

  3. Hastinapur 

  4. Kausambi 

  5. Sishupalgarh 

  6. Purana Qila 

  7. Chandraketugarh 

  8. Hampi 

  9. Bhokhardan 

  10. Sannati 

  11. Nagarjunakonda 

  12. Fatehpur Sikri 

  13. Arikamedu 

  14. Adam 

Sites for general study 

  1. Rajghat 

  2. Mathura 

  3. Sonkh 

  4. Kumrahar 

  5. Sravasti 

  6. Brahmagiri 

  7. Banavasi 

  8. Champaner 

  9. Rangmahal 

  10. Lalkot 

  11. Nalanda 

  12. Bhangarh 

  13. Ambari 

  14. Alagankulam 

  15. Semthan 

  16. Korkai 

  17. Thanesar (Harsha-ka-Tila) 

  18. Vadgaon Madhavpur 

  19. Chandor 

  20. Velha Goa 

 

 
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