A Concise History of Science in India by D. M. Bose, S.N. Sen, B. V. Subbarayappa

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0 JAR, 1963-64; 1964-65. JAR, 1963~; 1964-65. p Sankalia (4), PP. 281-82. JAR, 1959-60; 1960-61; 1961-62; see also Sharma (G. ). JAR, 1960-61; 1961-62; 1962-63. q JAR, 1954-55. 14 A CONCISE HISTORY OF SCIENCE IN INDIA burial and urn burial, also called 'megalith', in which iron objects have been found with pottery, stone objects and carnelian beads. These types of burial have been known for a long time from the excavations carried out between 1851 and 1862 by Meadows Taylor in Shorapur, by Alexander Rca between 1899 and 1904 in Adichanallur, and by Hunt between 1916 and 1924 in Raigir and Bhongir.

On the basis of Pennsylvania University's C14 datings. g In the north-western part of the Deccan plateau, traversed by the Narbada and the Tapti flowing westward and the upper reaches of the Godavari and the Krishna flowing eastward, a series of chalcolithic sites have been unearthed and studied by the Archaeological Department of the Deccan College, Poona. These sites are Prakash,h Bahalt and Tekwada in the Tapti valley, Daimabad J and Nevasa Tc in the upper reaches of the Godavari, Sonegao l near the Krishna, Nasik,m Jorwem and Chandoli n on the plateau itself.

B Renou and Filliozat, pp. 55-56. S. C. D. C. 279). 31 A SURVEY OF SOURCE MATERIALS held it to be anterior to Buddhism, possibly inspiring the Jaina philosophical thinking and definitely preceding the Nyliya. g. the Milindapanha and the Lalitavisflira, and the Jaina text the Avassaya. D. The Vaise~ika categories are mentioned in the Caraka Sa",hitti. But difficulties arise when we try to date the VaiJe~ikasatra, traditionally attributed to KaQada, but now believed to have resulted from the efforts of successive generations of philosophers of the same school.

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