The Sunga rule marks an important epoch in the political, religious, social, economic and literary field in ancient India.
The author has presented in elaborate form a picture of the developments of the arts of sculpture, architecture and terracotta of this period. A detailed survey of the sources of the material, an exhaustive bibliography, an index and the plates make this book a rich contribution to the study of the art.
About the Author:
Dr. Vijay Kumar Mathur is M.A., Ph.D. in History. He has been working in the National Museum, New Delhi and has been engaged in research work in Indian art for a long time. Dr. Mathur traveled India and abroad extensively and authored the book Indian Art in 1983.