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Select Publications in Palaeoanthropology & Archaeology:
I. In Journals (>*impact)

  • Sankhyan, A.R., L.N. Dewangan, Sheuli Chakraborty, Shashi Prabha, Suvendu Kundu, R. Chakravarty and G.L. Badam (2012). New human fossils and associated findings from the Central Narmada.  *Current Science, Vol. 103, No.12: 1-9.

  • Gwen Robbins Schug, Kelsey Gray, V. Mushrif-Tripathy & A.R. Sankhyan (2012). A peaceful realm? Trauma and social differentiation at Harappa. *International Journal of Paleopathology 2 (2012) 136– 147.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2012.09.012

  • Sankhyan, A.R., G.L. Badam,  L.N. Dewangan, Sheuli Chakraborty, Shashi Prabha, Suvendu Kundu R. Chakravarty (2012). New Postcranial Hominin Fossils from the Central Narmada Valley, India. Advances in Anthropology, 2012. Vol.2, No.3, 125-131, Published Online August 2012 in SciRes (http://www.SciRP.org/journal/aa), DOI:10.4236/aa.2012.23015.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. L.N. Dewangan, R.H. Sahoo, R. Chakravarty, and R. Chatterjee (2011). Early prehistoric signatures of man in Bastar region, Central India Current Science* (Bangalore) 101 (9): 1146-1149.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. and Robbins Schug, G. (2011). First Evidence of Brain Surgery in Bronze Age Harappa. Current Science* (Bangalore) 100 (11):1621-22.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2006).Human Fossil Evidence from Narmada Valley. Humankind (Bhopal) Vol. 1: 103-115.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2005).New fossils of the Early Stone Age man from Central Narmada Valley. Current Science* (Bangalore) 88: 704-707.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. & G.H.L. Weber (2001). Evidence of Surgery in Ancient India: Trepanation at Burzahom (Kashmir) over 4000 years ago. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology* (London) 11:375-380.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1999). The place of Narmada Hominid in the Jigsaw Puzzle of Human Evolution. Gondwana Geological Magazine (Nagpur) Spl. Vol. 4 pp. 335-345.

  • Singh, D.P. & A.R. Sankhyan (1997). An X-ray diffractometric study of Crystalline Phase in some human crania of contemporary, historical and ancient India. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India (Calcutta) 41: 57-68. 

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1997). A New Human Fossil find from the Central Narmada Basin and its Chronology. Current Science* (Bangalore) 73 (12): 1110-1111. 

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1997). Fossil Clavicle of Middle Pleistocene Hominid from the Central Narmada Valley, India. Journal of Human Evolution* 32: 3–16. 

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1993). Ancient human skeletal remains from Kurmitha in Birbhum District, West Bengal: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India (Calcutta) 42 (2): 139-42.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1991). An anthropological look on Ramapithecus and Sivapithecus Siwalik hominoids. J. Himalayan Geology* 2:169-177.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1990).A Re-thinking on the Human Great Ape Cladogenesis and the Last Common Ancestor. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India (Calcutta) 39: 169-190. 

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1985). Late occurrence of Sivapithecus in Indian Siwaliks. Journal of Human Evolution* 14: 573-578. 

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1983).The first record of Early Stone-Age tools of man from Ghumarwin, Himachal Pradesh. Current Science* (Bangalore) 52: 126-127.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1981). The first record of Dorcatherium nagrii (Tragulidae) from Dhok Pathan Formation (Middle Siwaliks) of Haritalyangar area, Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Himalayan Geology (Dehradun) 12: 91-97.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1979). The first evidence of early man from Haritalyangar area, Himachal Pradesh. Science and Culture (Calcutta) 47: 358-359.
II. In Conference Proceedings :
  • Sankhyan, A. R. (2013). Haritalyangar–Ghumarwin: A Potential Area for Heritage Tourism in Himachal Pradesh. In Tourism and Hospitality Industry: An Insight. Section C: Looking Beyond Chapter-3, pp. 288-298, Lalit K. Bansil and Prashant K. Gautam (Eds), Neha Publishers & Distributors, Delhi-110002.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2012).India- a Corridor of Human Migrations through Prehistory. In A.K. Sinha & Krishan Sharma (eds) Globalization, Urbanization and Migration: Anthropological Dimensions of Trend and Impacts, pp. 1-10. Rashtriya Manava Sangrahalaya, Bhopal.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2011).Indian Palaeoanthropology: Current Issues and Challenges. In Indu Talwar & K.D. Sharma (eds) Indian Anthropology: Current Issues & Challenges, Part 3, Palaeoanthropology and Prehistoric Archaeology, pp. 225-250. Serials. New Delhi.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2011). Palaeo-environments of the Siwaliks and Prospects of finding Plio-Pleistocene Hominids. In M.B. Sharma, V. Kaul & J.C. Das (eds) Environmental Anthropology. Pp. 1-12. Serials: New Delhi.

  • Sankhyan, A.R., L.N. Dewangan, Sheuli Chakraborty, Shashi Prabha, Suvendu Kundu & V.R. Rao (2009). Re-looking at Prehistoric Susunia, West Bengal. In A.R. Sankhyan (Ed), Asian Perspectives on Human Evolution, pp. 158-162. Serials Publications, New Delhi.

  • Heteren, A.H. van and A. R. Sankhyan (2009). Hobbits and Pygmies: Trends in Evolution. In A.R. Sankhyan (ed.), Asian Perspectives on Human Evolution, pp. 172-187. Serials Publications, New Delhi.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. I. Talwar (2009). Human Bio-Cultural Diversity in Prehistoric-to- Proto-historic India. In R. Ray and V. Jayaswal (eds) Status of Prehistoric Studies in the Twenty-first Century in India, pp.67-74. Proc. 15th UISPP Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006, BAR International Series 1924, Archaeopress, England.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2009). On the status of Indian hominoid and hominid fossils. In Status of Prehistoric Studies in the Twenty-first Century in India, R. Ray & V. Jayaswal (eds), pp.13-23. Proc. 15th UISPP Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006. BAR International Series 1924, Archaeopress, England.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. and V.R. Rao (2007). Did ancestors of the Pygmy or Hobbit ever exist in Indian Heartland? In Etty Indriati (ed.) Recent Advances on Southeast Asian Palaeoanthropology and Archaeology, pp.76-80. Laboratory of Bioanthropology and Palaeoanthropology, Gadja Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2007). Significance of human postcranial fossils from Narmada with remarks on the Skullcap. In A.R. Sankhyan &. V.R. Rao (eds) Human Origins, Genome & People of India: Genomic, Palaeontological & Archaeological Perspectives, pp. 193-217. Allied Publishers, New Delhi.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2007). What is wrong with Ramapithecus? In A.R. Sankhyan and V.R. Rao (eds) Human Origins, Genome & People of India: Genomic, Palaeontological & Archaeological Perspectives, pp. 120-137. Allied Publishers, New Delhi.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (2007). Human fossil Finds from India: Current Status. In S.R. Walimbe et al. (eds), pp.1-15. Proceedings of the Professor Iravati Karve Birth Centenary Seminar, Deccan College, Pune.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1998). A Re-appraisal of the phylogenetic status of the Neogene hominoids in human ancestry. In I. J. S. Jaiswal (ed.) V. Bhalla Festschrift Volume Physical Anthropology & Human Genetics: Contemporary Perspectives, pp. 128-146. Asia Vision, Ludhiana.

  • Sankhyan, A.R. (1988). On Human Ancestry: A New Perspective. In K.L. Bhowmik (ed.) Current Anthropological & Archaeological Perspectives Vol I. Man, pp 57-88. Inter- India Publications, New Delhi.