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Biography

Dr. Anek Ram Sankhyan

Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, India

Anthropologist (Physical)


Email: arsankhyan@gmail.comsankhyan51@rediffmail.com


Qualification

Ph.D., Palaeoanthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh


Publications(Selected)

  1. Sankhyan, A.R. (1979). The first evidence of early man from Haritalyangar area, Himachal Pradesh. Science and Culture (Calcutta) 47: 358-359.
  2. Sankhyan, A.R. (1980). The first record of Dorcatherium (Tragulidae) from the Pinjor Formation East of Chandigarh. Bulletin Indian Geological Association (Chandigarh) 13: 67-70.
  3. Garg, S.K., D. Tyagi and A.R. Sankhyan (1981). Reproductive life of Bhoksa women. Annals of Human Biology (London) 8: 361-370.
  4. Garg, S.K., D. Tyagi, R.S. Negi and A.R. Sankhyan (1981). A serological analysis of the Bhoksa of Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, India. Acta Anthropogenetica (Patiala) 5: 157-168.
  5. 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.
  6. Sankhyan, A.R. (1983). The first record of Early Stone-Age tools of man from Ghumarwin, Himachal Pradesh. Current Science (Bangalore) 52: 126-127.
  7. Sankhyan, A.R. (1985). Late occurrence of Sivapithecus in Indian Siwaliks. Journal of Human Evolution (London) 14: 573-578.
  8. Tyagi, D. Garg, S.K., R.S. Negi and A.R. Sankhyan (1988). Population genetic and other studies on the Bhoksa of Dehradun. Human Science (Calcutta) 37(3): 273-297.
  9. Sankhyan, A.R. (1988). On Ramapithecus-Sivapithecus biological kinship. Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology & Human Genetics (Lucknow) 14(3): 1-12.
  10. 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.
  11. Sankhyan, A.R. (1991). An anthropological look on Ramapithecus andSivapithecus Siwalik Hominoids. Journal of Himalayan Geology (Dehradun) 2(2): 169-177.
  12. Sankhyan, A.R. (1993). Ancient human skeletal remains from Kurmitha in Birbhum District, West Bengal: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India 42 (2): 139-42.
  13. Sankhyan, A.R.(1993). Adaptability of human foot in some Indian population. South Asian Anthropologist (Ranchi) 15 (Nos. 1 & 2).
  14. Sankhyan, A.R. (1994). On Simian Crease in some Tribal populations of Central and Western Himalayas. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India 44 (3 & 4): 215-221.
  15. Srivastava, A.C. A.K. Chowdhury, and A.R. Sankhyan (1995). Genetic demography of the Jaunsaris: A Polyandrous Tribe. Journal of Anthropological Survey of India 44: 1-57.
  16. Sankhyan, A.R. (1997). Fossil Clavicle of Middle Pleistocene Hominid from the Central Narmada Valley, India. Journal of Human Evolution (London) 32:3–16.
  17. Sankhyan, A.R.(1997). A New Human Fossil find from the Central Narmada Basin and its Chronology. Current Science (Bangalore) 73 (12): 1110-1111.
  18. Singh, D. P. and 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(1): 57-68.
  19. 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.
  20. Sankhyan, A.R. and 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.
  21. Sankhyan, A.R. (2004). 4000 varsh poorv Bharat mein mastishk shalyavidh (in Hindi). Journal of Anthropological Survey of India (Calcutta) 53: 119-126.
  22. Sankhyan, A.R. (2005). New fossils of the Early Stone Age man from Central Narmada Valley.  Current Science (Bangalore) 88: 704-707.
  23. Sankhyan, A.R. (2006).  Human Fossil Evidence from Narmada Valley. Humankind (Bhopal) Vol. 1: 103-115.
  24. Sankhyan, A.R. and Schug, G.R. (2011). First Evidence of Brain Surgery in Bronze Age Harappa. Current Science (Bangalore) 100 (11): 1621-22.