Excavations – Since Independence – Bihar

Site Year(s) Excavated by Reference
Antichak 1960-61 to 1966-67; 1968-69; 1971-72 to
1974-75; 1975-76 to 1981-82.
ASI IAR
1960-61, pp. 3-4; 1961-62, pp. 3-4; 1962-63, p. 3; 1963-64, pp.
5-6; 1964-65, p. 5; 1965-66, pp. 6-7; 1966-67; 1968-69, p. 4;
1971-72, pp. 4-5; 1972-73, pp. 3-6; 1973-74, pp. 8-9; 1974-75,
pp. 7-8; 1975-76, pp. 6-7; 1976-77, pp. 10-11; 1977-78, pp.
14-15; 1978-79, pp. 41-43; 1979-80, pp. 12-13 1981-82, p.
10.
Aphsad 1973-74; 1977-78 to 1983-84. Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1973-74, pp. 10-11; 1977-78, pp. 16-17; 1978-79, p. 67; 1979-80,
p. 14; 1980-81, p. 9; 1981-82, p. 12; 1982-83, pp. 25-26;
1983-84, p. 14.
Bakraur 1973-74 ASI IAR
1973-74, pp. 9-10.
Balirajgarh 1962-63; 1972-73 1974-75. ASI IAR
1962-63, pp. 3-4; 1972-73, p. 7 1974-75, pp. 9-10.
Barudih 1963-64 Calcutta
University
IAR
1963-64, p. 9.
Buxar 1963-64 1965-66 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1963-64, pp. 8-9 1965-66, p. 11.
Champa 1969-70 to 1972-73; 1974-75 to 1976-77
1982-83
Patna
University
IAR
1969-70, p. 2; 1970-71, pp. 4-5; 1971-72, p. 5; 1972-73, pp.
6-7; 1974-75, pp. 8-9; 1975-76, p. 7; 1976-77, pp. 11-12
1982-83, pp. 15-16.
Chandahadih 1977-78 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1977-78, p. 15.
Chechar 1988-89 ASI IAR
1988-89, p. 9
Chechar-Kutubpur 1977-78 ASI IAR
1977-78, pp. 17-18.
Chirand 1962-63 to 1964-65; 1968-69 to 1972-73;
1980-81 1981-82
Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1962-63, p. 6; 1963-64, pp. 6-8; 1964-65, pp. 6-7; 1968-69, pp.
5-6; 1969-70, pp. 3-4; 1970-71, pp. 6-7; 1971-72, pp. 6-7;
1972-73, pp. 7-8; 1980-81, pp. 9-10 1981-82, pp. 13-14.
Dulmi 1991-92 ASI IAR
1991-92, pp. 7-8
Ichagarh 1991-92 ASI IAR
1991-92, pp. 8-9
Kankarbagh 1970-71 ASI IAR
1970-71, p. 6.
Karain 1954-55 IAR
1954-55, p. 26.
Karnachaura 1979-80 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1979-80, pp. 13-14.
Katragarh 1975-76 to 1979-80 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1975-76, pp. 12-13; 1976-77, pp. 12-13; 1977-78, pp. 15-76;
1978-79, p. 67 1979-80, p. 14.
Khuntitoli 1965-66 ASI IAR
1965-66, p. 10.
Kolhua 1976-77; 1989-90; 1991-92 to 1993-94 ASI IAR
1976-77, p. 13.; 1989-90, pp. 11-13; 1991-92, pp. 5-6

; 1992-93,
pp. 5-6; 1993-94, pp. 9-10

Kumrahar 1953-54 1954-55. ASI IAR
1953-54, pp. 9-10 1954-55, pp. 18-19.
Kushi 1987-88 ASI IAR
1987-88, p. 11
Lotapahar 1966-67 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1966-67, p. 7.
Maner 1984-85; 1985-86 to 1991-92; 1993-94 Patna
University
IAR
1984-85, pp. 11-12; 1985-86, pp. 11-12; 1986-87, pp. 25-26;
1987-88, pp. 11-12; 1988-89, pp. 7-8; 1989-90, pp. 10-11;
1991-92, pp. 6-7; 1993-94, pp. 10-11
Manjih 1983-84 1984-85. BHU IAR
1983-84, pp. 15-16 1984-85, pp. 12-13.
Nalanda 1975-76 to 1979-80; 1981-82; 1982-83 ASI

IAR
1975-76, pp. 8-9; 1976-77, p. 13; 1977-78, p. 16; 1978-79, p.
67; 1979-80, p. 14; 1981-82, p. 12 1982-83, p. 25.
Oriup 1966-67 Patna
University
IAR
1966-67, pp. 6-7.
Paisra 1980-81; 1983-84; 1985-86; 1986-87 BHU IAR
1980-81, p. 9; 1983-84, pp. 13-14; 1985-86, pp. 9-11; 1986-87,
p. 25
Pataliputra 1955-56 K.P.
Jayaswal Research Institute, Patna
IAR
1955-56, pp. 22-23.
Rajamahal 1987-88 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1987-88, pp. 12-13
Raja Vishal-ka-gadh 1988-89 ASI IAR
1988-89, p. 9
Rajgir 1953-54; 1954-55; 1957-58; 1958-59; 1961-62;
1962-63; 1974-75.
ASI

IAR
1953-54, p. 9; 1954-55, pp. 16-17; 1957-58, p. 11; 1958-59, p.
13; 1961-62, pp. 6-8; 1962-63, pp. 5-6; 1974-75, pp. 10-11.
Saradkel 1964-65 ASI IAR
1964-65, p. 6.
Senuwar 1986-87 BHU IAR
1986-87, pp. 26-28
Sonpur 1956-57; 1959-60 to 1961-62; 1970-71 Bihar
State Archaeology
IAR
1956-57, pp. 19-20; 1959-60, p. 14; 1960-61, pp. 4-5; 1961-62,
pp. 4-5; 1970-71, pp. 5-6.
Taradih 1981-82 to 1984-85 to 1991-92 Directorate
of Archaeology Museums, Bihar
IAR
1981-82, pp. 10-12; 1982-83, pp. 16, 25; 1983-84, pp. 12-13;
1984-85, pp. 9-10; 1985-86, pp. 7-9; 1986-87, pp. 23-24.;
1988-89, pp. 6-7; 1991-92, pp. 4-5
Vaisali 1957-58 to 1961-62 Patna
University
IAR
1957-58, pp. 10-11; 1958-59, p. 12; 1959-60, pp. 14-16; 1960-61,
p. 6; 1961-62, pp. 5-7.

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