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CONTENTS

OF
JOURNAL, ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BENGAL, PART I,

FOR 1877.

No. I. Rough Notes on some Ancient Sculpturings on rocks in Kamáon, similar to those found on monoliths and rocks in Europe.—By H. RIVETT-CARNAc, C. S., (with six plates)........................ The Kaimir Range.—By CHANDRASEKHARA BANURJ1, Deputy Magistrate, Bongong, ...................................................... Note on the old Manipuri Character—By G. H. DAMANT, C. S.,

Officiating Political Agent, Manipur, (with two plates)......... Are Kálidāsa's Heroes monogamists?—By G. A. GRIERsoN, C. S., Rangpur, ..................................................................

On the Route between Sohár and el-Bereymí in 'Omán, with a note
on the Zatt, or gipsies, in Arabia.—By Lieutenant-Colonel S.
B. MILES, Maskat, (with a map) ....................................
The Mo'allaqah of Lebid, with the life of the poet as given in the
Kitāb-el-Aghâni.—By C. J. LYALL, C. S., ........................

NO. II.
On the Shighmi (Ghalchah) Dialect.—By R. B. SHAw, Political
Agent, Ladak, ............................................................
The Mythic History of the God Virāj.—By G. S. LEONARD, Assist.
Secretary, Asiatic Society, Bengal,....................................
Note on a Copper-plate Grant found in the Record Office of the
Cuttack Collectorate.—By RANGALALA BANERJEA, Deputy
Collector, Cuttack, (with a plate)....................................
Metrical Translations from the Quatrains of 'Umar Khayyám.—By
P. WHALLEY, C. S., Murádábād, ....................................
Further Proofs of the Polygamy of Kálidāsa's Heroes.—By G. S.
LEONARD, Assistant Secretary, Asiatic Society, Bengal, .........

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LIST OF PLATES

IN
JOURNAL, ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BENGAL, PART I,

FOR 1877.

Pl, I (p. 2). View of the Gorge near Chandeshwar, Kamáon, with some of the ‘Cup-marks'. Plates II to IV (pp. 3, 4). Ancient Rock Sculpturings in Kamāon. The cup-marks, &c., shewn in sketches IIIA, IV A, IV B, IV C, on plate III, and in sketches III B and III C (wrongly marked III A) on plate IV, are on the face of the rock, and not on separate slabs, as would appear from the sketches. Pl, V (p. 7). Rough sketches shewing the permutations of “Cup-Marks’ on Monoliths in the Central Provinces. Pl, WI (p. 8). Cup and Ring Cuttings on Stones and Rocks in Europe. Pl, WII (p. 37). The Manipuri Alphabet. Pl, VIII (p. 37). Specimen of Manipuri Writing. Pl. IX (p. 41). Map of El-Shemál in Omán. Pl, X (p. 149). Facsimile of a Copper-plate Grant from Cuttack. Plates XI and XII (p. 180). Burial Places with Cruciform Monoliths, near Mungapet in the Nizām's Dominions. Plate XIII.—Not issued. Pl. XIV (p. 235). Rough sketch of a Sculptured Slab at Tika-Mau, Bundelkhand, with two seals or amulets.

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