Time Pieces: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Ancient India by Nayanjot Lahiri
‘There are many missing pieces in the jigsaw puzzle that is ancient India, but those we have yield a rich tapestry.’
Office of PR & Communications2 November, 2018 | 2 min read
“The oldest surviving love graffiti on a cave wall immortalizing an intimate bond in the third century BCE; charred seeds and chewed animal bones that provide evidence of a peoples’ food obsessions; architectural minutiae that point to the alarming regression of a civilization’s potty habits; intriguing sculptures that reveal myriad facets of the human-animal relationship…”
Nayanjot Lahiri, in her latest book dives into the past to search for clues left behind by early inhabitants of the Indian subcontinent to reveal to us our ancient land in all its splendour. The scholar’s wit and her curious energy shines through as she links the past to the present; a civilization to the world and beyond.
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