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    Prof. K. Krishnan
    Deputy Director

    K. Krishnan is a Professor in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History and also the Dean, Faculty of Arts at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. His areas of research includes Artefact Analysis and Interpretation using the traditional archaeological methods as well as methods from material sciences to seek answers or explanations to cultural processes such as exchange, trade, migration etc., Ceramic Petrology, Ancient Technology, Environmental Archaeology, Harappan Studies, Origin and Development of Urbanism in South Asia and Intangible Heritage. His research has enabled him to work towards developing a methodology for analyzing fine wares, understanding craft specialization, assessing the development of technology and its impact on ancient South Asian Society. These studies have inspired several students from South Asia, Europe and America to conduct research on South Asian Ceramics. In addition to this, he has worked towards appreciating and reconstructing palaeo-climate in central and western India. He has published three books (one edited), more than 60 research articles. He has carried out his research work in collaborations with researchers from various institutions in India, UK, USA, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Oman, Nepal, Bangladesh, Belgium, France and Australia.

     

     

     

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