Nayanjot Lahiri is Professor of History at Ashoka University. Her research interests include Ancient India, Indian archaeology, and heritage studies. She is author of Pre-Ahom Assam (1991), The Archaeology of Indian Trade Routes (upto c. 200 BC) (1992), Finding Forgotten Cities: How the Indus Civilization Was Discovered (2005), Marshalling the Past: Ancient India and its Modern Histories (2012), Ashoka in Ancient India (2015), Monuments Matter: India’s Archaeological Heritage Since Independence (2017), and Time Pieces: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Ancient India (2018). She is co-author of Copper and Its Alloys in Ancient India (1996), editor of The Decline and Fall of the Indus Civilization (2000), co-editor of Ancient India: New Research (2009), Buddhism in Asia: Revival and Reinvention (2016), and an issue of World Archaeology entitled The Archaeology of Hinduism (2004). Nayanjot Lahiri won the Infosys Prize 2013 in the Humanities--Archaeology. Her book Ashoka in Ancient India was awarded the 2016 John F. Richards Prize by the American Historical Association for her book Ashoka in Ancient India.
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