Materiality, domestic space, household archaeology (Other Keyword)

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The Materiality of Domestic Space: Indor Khera, North India, 200 BCE- 500 CE (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jaya Menon.

Most State and University-sponsored excavations in India have tended to focus on public and elite spaces, in keeping with nationalistic aims of projecting a grandiose view of the past. This has led to the inevitable marginalization of non-elite domestic spaces. One of the few cases of household archaeology in the Indian subcontinent has come from Indor Khera in the Upper Ganga Plains in northern India. Archaeological data recovered during the excavations has given valuable information on the...