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Memorials of Madhya Pradesh - References

Study Guide and References

1. Details are give in "The Maria Murder and Suicide" by Verrier Elvin.

2. This opinion is given in "Tribal Art of Middle India" by Verrier Elvin.

3. A hero-stone of Kamalapur (Karnataka) has a very similar motif. 

4. The officer in charge did not allow to photograph this memorial. However, this is the same memorial, on the basis of which Verrier Elvin has given a line drawing in his book, titled "Tribal Art of Middle India".

5. This Stupa has been discovered by Dr. V.S. Wakankar, Vikram University, Ujjain (M. P.)

6. From the Presidential Address by Dr. V.S. Wakankar, given at the IV session of the Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quarternary Studies in December 1976.

7. In "Tribal Art of Middle India", Verrier Elvin suggests that the tribals might have adopted memorials from "Brisa Kat" memorials of Bengali Hindus.


[SShastry82]. "Karnatakada Viragallugalu" -- R. Sesha Shastry, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1982.

[Elvin50a] "Maria Murder and Suicide" -- Verrier Elvin, Oxford University Press, 1950.

[Elvin42] "Myths of Middle India" -- Verrier Elvin, Oxford University Press, 1942.

[Elvin50b] "The Tribal Art of Middle India" -- Verrier Elvin, Oxford University Press, 1950.

[Ghosa32] "Rock Paintings and Other Antiquitia of Prehistoric and Later Times" -- Rai Sahib Manorangan Ghosa, Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India, No. 24, 1932.

[Wakankar76] "Stone Age Paintings in India" -- V. S. Wakankar and R R. R. Brooks, D. B. Taraporevala Sons and Co., Private Ltd. Bombay, 1976.


Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
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Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
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