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archaeology, metallurgy
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  • Dharma Pal Agrawal is a famous scientist.
  • During his term at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research(TIFR), Mumbai, and Physical Research Laboratory(PRL), Ahmedabad he made exceptional contributions to using scientific techniques like radio carbon dating and thermo luminiscence to fixing the age of archeological artifacts.
  • In information he brought in a flavour of hard science to Indian archeology.
  • He has also been deeply dedicated to reconstructing the history of Indian science and technology, which has been ignored by Eurocentric historians.

Bibliography  :
Ancient Metal Technology and Archaeology of South Asia,Traditional Knowledge Systems and Archaeology,Man and environment in India through ages: An interdisciplinary study of the Indian quaternary with focus on north-west.