Human remains from Burzahom
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Human remains from Burzahom by Basu, Arabinda

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Published by Anthropological Survey of India, Govt. of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Burzahom Site (India),
  • India,
  • Burzahom Site.

Subjects:

  • Anthropometry -- India -- Burzahom Site.,
  • Burzahom Site (India)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementArabinda Basu and Anadi Pal.
SeriesMemoir / Anthropological Survey of India ;, no. 56, Memoir (Anthropological Survey of India) ;, no. 56.
ContributionsPal, Anadi, 1928-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN776.32.I4 B37 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 90 p., 23 p. of plates :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3929141M
LC Control Number81903263

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Burzahom in shambles A few days before, I had a visit to the famous Archaeological site Burzahom. I was quite happy and curious to see the place and have a clear view of the early culture, especially to see the pit dwellings (home) of early man, the site being an old human settlement and arguably the most advanced in that region.   Statements of authenticity and/ or integrity Authenticity: The remains in the Neolithic site of Burzahom narrates the cultural sequence of human habitation from BCE to BCE (Periods I .   Burzahom: Ancient Kashmir and its Dogs Burzahom: Ancient Kashmir and its Dogs Generated by IJG JPEG Library The most Ancient remains of human settlement discovered in Kashmir are at a place called Burzahom near Srinagar. It is a settlement from the Neolithic Period and transits to the ancient period ranging from BC to around BC. Excavations at Burzahom. The levels of the Neolithic period were got examined and the plant remains so recovered belonged to the ancient crop of wheat, barely and lentil. The tools needed for digging, planting and thrashing of crops were found. which was published in the form of book ‘Human Remains of Burzhom’.

  A rock carving at Burzahom depicts a hunting scene that also shows what was thought to be the sun and moon. But in the absence of any further research, this tantalising aspect of Kashmiriyat remains largely unknown. Worse, the neglect of Burzahom—the last excavation, only the second at this site, was back in the s—is not unique. Burzahom was excavated on an ancient Pleistocene lake bed. The location is in a high terrace which is part of the flood plain of the Jhelum river today. In the Kashmiri language 'Burzahom' means "birch", a tree species that generally grows in the elevation range .   Burzahom: Ancient Kashmir and its Dogs. Generated by IJG JPEG Library. The most Ancient remains of human settlement discovered in Kashmir are at a place called Burzahom near Srinagar. It is a settlement from the Neolithic Period and transits to the ancient period ranging from BC to around BC. The originality of Human Remains is the real pleasure of the book and I couldn’t help but be moved by the themes of loneliness and vulnerability in the novel. It really is a sad affair reading how these characters withdraw from society and give up on life but it is Reviews: