GORDON, Douglas Hamilton

GORDON, Douglas Hamilton. 1895 — Hingham, Norfolk 16.2.1961. British Officer and Archaeologist. Colonel. Long military career in India. Married. His large collection of stone tools is in the British Museum.

Publications: “The mother-goddess of Gandhara”, Antiquity 1937, 70-79; “The microlithic industries of India”, Man 38, 1938, 91-100; “Early Indian Terracottas”, JISOA 11, 1943, 136-195; “Sialk, Giyan, Hissar and the Indo-Iranian connection”, Man in India 27, 1947, 195-241.

– “The stone industries of the Holocene in India and Pakistan”, Anc. India 6, 1950, 64-90; “The Early Use of Metals in India and Pakistan”, JRAnthrInst 80, 1950, 55-78; “The pottery industries of the Indo-Iranian border: a re-statement and tentative chronology”, Anc. India 10-11, 1954-55, 157-191, pl. 76.

The Prehistoric Background of Indian Culture. 8+199 p. 32 pl. Bombay 1958.

– Other articles; reviews in JRAS.

Sources: Briefly in British Museum home page; stray notes in Internet (mainly on his publications).

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