The present book The
Harappan stone and Bronze Images covers Stone, Bronze, Faience &
Steatite images. Harappan Civilization was Contemporary of Mesopotamian. and
Egyptian civilization Harappan traders were having their colony at Ur and kish
in Mesopotamia and they were having long. distance trade. Art historian like
Chudamani Nandgopal named Harappan Art as Industrial Art however this term is
most appropriate. for Seals, Shell, Jewellery, Ivory, capper etc. We can not
call stone. Bronze and terracotta figurines as Industrial art. These are basic
decorative item of Harappan civilization. According to Author and. Jaya Menon
most appreciate term for these object is Minor Arts Crafts of Harappan
civilization. This book is documentation
work of Harappan' The Harappan stone and Bronze images which includes
collection, mostly of India and Pakistan. There are eight chapters in this
book. The first chapter is on Harappan civilization according to author it
hardly natters if we name. This civilization Harappan or Indus Sarasvati
civilization its meaning is same. The Harappan stone Art is not monumental. The
famous stone bust of a bearded man clad in embroidered shawl with trefoil motif
from Mohenjodaro and. similar headless priest from Dholavira male torso and
dancer from Harappa are unique example of stone art. Fourth chapter details.
description on copper and bronze figurine. Most beautiful are two dancing girl
and Buffaloes from Mohenjodaro and Bull from Kalibangan all made in Bronze.
Fifth chapter is on Harappan Faience figurines.
Six chapter is on Miniature Steatite and Paste Figurines. Seventh chapter is on
Shell aid Other Material and eight chapters is n list of Harappan sites. In
last their is Harappan Bibliography.