The culture and history of India (Asian, not Native American)
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-10-17 10:36
"Pearls of the Parrot of India: The Emperor Akbar's Illustrated Khamsa, 1597–98" will be on display at the Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries for the Arts of South and Southeast Asia at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through March 12.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-06-20 10:49
"Pearls of the Parrot of India" is on display at The Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, through September 11.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-12 08:25
A study by archaeometallurgists has determined that 17th century brass astrolabes constructed by Indian artisans were centuries ahead of their European counterparts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 17:13
Archaeologists have reported that at least four statues have been stolen from a recently-discovered 13th century temple to Shiva near Bogra, Bangladesh.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-02 16:52
A fire, started by protestors in the Central Library of Manipur, India, has destroyed nearly 145,000 volumes, including some of the district's most ancient texts.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-30 16:24
The Sunni Waqf Board, a Muslim charitable organization that oversees Muslim graveyards, has laid claim to India's Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 10:18
Aoife brings us links about medieval India as she celebrates her new modern-world job at a yoga magazine publishing company.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 18:06
Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 12:44
Three etched copper plates dating to 1544 give details of the Kingdom of Vijayanagara in India.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 22:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-03 12:41
Indolink: Archaeologists from Southampton University have discovered evidence of a Roman trade route to southwestern India and what may be the legendary city of Muziris.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-01 10:21
Deccan Herald: Excavations of a medieval fortress in Cuttack, India have revealed the skeleton of an elephant buried in the 15th or 16th century as well as erotic statues of female dancers.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-01-10 04:08
Members of a group calling themselves Sambhaji Brigade destroyed over 30,000 ancient manuscripts January 5, 2004 at the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-06 05:07
A sailing vessel believed to have sunk off the coast of India 900 years ago has been discovered buried under a rice field.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-10-30 05:03
"The Passage to India: The Arms and Armor of South Asia" will be on display at The Higgins Armory Museum, in Worcester, Massachusetts, from October 23, 2003, to June 20, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-01 05:45
AFP: Indian archaeologists have found a medieval Hindu temple under the remains of an Islamic shrine that was razed by Hindus in 1992, a report unveiled in court said.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-07-10 23:14
A new exhibit, "The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India," is being shown at the Cleveland Museum of Art from July 6 through September 14.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-04-07 14:55
Aoife, with the help of Mistress Katja Davida Orlova, shares an annotated list of Middle Eastern Dance sources available online.