Address and specialist needed

Asko.Parpola at Helsinki.FI Asko.Parpola at Helsinki.FI
Mon Aug 25 15:07:05 UTC 1997

>Does 1) anyone know the address (e-mail?) of G. Gropp in Hamburg? And
>does 2) anyone know who is a specialist in questions of pre-islamic
>weapons (axes, bows etc) in India/Pakistan/Afghanistan?
>Thank you!
>Ditte Bandini-König
>Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
>>Felsbilder und Inschriften am Karakorum Highway<
>Karlstr. 4  D-69117 Heidelberg
>Tel: ++49-6221-543273    Fax: ++49-6221-543355
>mailto:ditte.koenig at

Dr Gayatri Nath Pant (1940-), Director, National Museum of India, New
Delhi, is a specialist in Indian weapons, who has published i.a. the
Pant, Gayatri Nath, 1989. Mughal weapons in the Ba^bur-Na^ma^. Delhi: Agam
Kala      Prakashan. xxix, 247 p., many ill.
Pant, G. N., 1993. Indian archery. 2nd ed. With a foreword by W. F.
Paterson. Delhi: Agam Kala Prakashan.xxii, 416 pp.,59 p. of  b/w pl.,
bibliogr. (pp. 397-408), index.  USD 60.
Pant, G. N., 19??. Horse and elephant armour. INR 1500.
Pant, G. N., and Yashodhara Agrawal, 199?. A catalogue of arms and armours
in Bharat Kala Bhavan. INR 500.

Professor Burkhard Brentjes of Berlin has published the following book:
Brentjes, Burchard, 1995. Arms of the Sakas (and other tribes of the
Central Asian steppes). Varanasi: Rishi Publications. 4:o, viii, 164 pp.,
42 pl., 15 b/w     photographs, index. ISBN 81-85193-16-9. Hb INR 1600.

Best regards, AP

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