EurASEAA14 Volume I: Ancient and Living Traditions: Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists

EurASEAA14 Volume I: Ancient and Living Traditions: Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists

by Helen Lewis

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Overview

Eur ASEAA14: Ancient and Living Traditions is the first of two volumes comprising papers originally presented at the Eur ASEAA14 (European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists) conference in 2012, updated for publication. The aim of the Eur ASEAA is to facilitate communication between different disciplines, to present current work in the field, and to stimulate future research. This international initiative aims to foster international scholarly cooperation in the field of Southeast Asian archaeology, art history and philology.

This volume focuses substantially on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and art history, epigraphy, philology, historic archaeology, ethnography, ethnoarchaeology, ethnomusicology, materials studies, and long-distance trade and exchange.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789695052
Publisher: Archaeopress Archaeology
Publication date: 10/09/2020
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Helen Lewis is an associate professor at University College Dublin School of Archaeology. Her research in Southeast Asia has mostly focused on cave sites in Laos, Malaysian Borneo, and the Philippine island of Palawan, where she co-directs the Palawan Island Palaeohistory Research Project. She chaired the Eur ASEAA14 Conference in Dublin in 2012.

Table of Contents

Editorial introduction to Eur ASEAA14 Volumes 1 and 2 – Helen Lewis

Events in the Life of the Buddha: Pagan sculptures in the Hermitage collection and their context in the art of mainland Southeast Asia – Olga Deshpande and Pamela Gutman

A note on two peculiar stone pedestals in the form of atlas dwarfish figures (yakṣas) – Valérie Zaleski

Representations of the female in Thai Buddhist manuscript paintings – Jana Igunma

Prajñāpāramitā in thirteenth century Java and Sumatra: two sculptures disconnected by textile designs – Lesley S Pullen

Islamic calligraphy, re-interpreted by local genius in Javanese mosque ornamentation, Indonesia (fifteenth century CE to present) – Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja

Understanding the Champa polity from archaeological and epigraphic evidence – a critical stocktaking – Bishnupriya Basak

A tale of two Khmer bronzecasting families, the Chhem and the Khat: how traditional bronzecasting revived in the area around Phnom Penh after the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979), and the expansion and modernization of that tradition in the 1990s: a preliminary report – Jane P. Allison

The history and distribution of the free-reed mouth-organ in SE Asia – Roger Blench

The ethnoarchaeology of Southeast Asian foragers: resiliency in Ata indigenous knowledge and cultural expression in the pre-Hispanic and Hispanic Philippines – Larissa Smith

Megalithic rituals of the Maram tribe of Manipur – Binodini Devi Potshangbam

The hidden, unique, bronze battleship from Mt. Dobo, East Flores, Indonesia, assumed to date to the Dong-So’n period – Herwig Zahorka

Kattigara of Claudius Ptolemy and Óc Eo: the issue of trade between the Roman Empire and Funan in the Graeco-Roman written sources – Kasper Hanus and Emilia Smagur

Cowries in southwestern China, and trade with India and Myanmar in ancient and modern times – Xiao Minghua

The source of the seashells and ivories found in southwest China in the pre-Qin Period – Duan Yu

Southeast Asia and the development of advanced sail types across the Indian Ocean – Tom Hoogervorst

Mediaeval Fansur: a long-lost harbor in Aceh – Edmund Edwards Mc Kinnon and Nurdin A.R.

‘The world turned upside down’: sago-palm processors in northeast India and the origins of Chinese civilization – Roger Blench

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