Fingerprinting of South Indian bronze idols

Baldev Raj, ; Bab Rao, C. ; Bhattacharya, D. K. (1992) Fingerprinting of South Indian bronze idols Current Science, 62 (6). pp. 445-450. ISSN 0011-3891

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Medieval South Indian bronze idols are famous for their aesthetic beauty and excellent craftsmanship and are therefore prone to thefts and smuggling. Scientific and comprehensive fingerprinting of these idols is needed for authentic identification when they are retrieved. Such investigations would also enrich our understanding of the metallurgical techniques prevalent in our country during the early periods.

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