HARGREAVES, Harold

HARGREAVES, Harold. 29.5.1876 — 1951. British Archaeologist in India. In 1797 visited Ceylon. For a while served as headmaster of the Government High School in Amritsar. Worked in A.S.I. from at least 1909, Superintendent of Frontier Circle, then of Northern Circle. In 1928-31 its Director General. Conducted excavations in the North-West: Shaji-ki-Dheri 1909-11, Takht-i-Bahi 1911-12, Jamalgarhi 1920-22. In the twenties he found the chalcolithic remains at Nal in Baluchistan. Married.

Publications: Reports in ASIAR.

The Buddha story in stone (An interpretation of thirty-four Graeco-Buddhist sculptures in the Lahore Museum). 4+43 p. Calcutta 1914.

Excavations in Baluchistan, 1925, Sampur Mound, Mastung and Sohr Damb, Nāl. 4+89 p. M.A.S.I. 35. Calcutta 1929.

Handbook to the Sculptures in the Peshawar Museum. Rev. ed. 111 p. Calcutta 1930 (first ed. 1909 by D. B. Spooner).

Sources: Briefly Wikipedia and stray notes, publications in worldcat.org.

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