About the Author

Nayanjot Lahiri is Professor, History Department, Delhi University. She is the author of Pre-Ahom Assam (1991) and The Archaeology of Indian Trade Routes (1992); co-author of Copper and Its Alloys in Ancient India (1996); and editor of The Decline and Fall of the Indus Civilization (2000) as well as an issue of World Archaeology entitled The Archaeology of Hinduism (2004).