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the study of ancient inscriptions

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This is often the result of the unacknowledged work of hired epigraphists who work for "fixed rates per shloka of 32 aksaras", so generously employed by our reputed historians from the ranks of the Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal.
Our diverse, often overlapping creeds of post-structuralism, French theory, cultural materialism, New Criticism, New Historicism, and psychoanalysis, among others, mean that our at times interchangeable ranks can range from blogging, face-booking, wiki-ing, early-adopting emissaries of IT to historians of print culture, paleographers, epigraphists, and iconologists.
Napoleon's example of taking antiquaries, etymologists, epigraphists and naturalists with him to Egypt conferred a cultural dimenson to post-Napoleonic French colonialism which had not been there before.
This comes as somewhat of an iconoclastic statement among mayanists, and especially the epigraphists who have generally based their identification of the Classic supernatural beings upon analogies with the Postclassic codices and Colonial texts such as the Popol Vuh.
The organization has trained archaeologists, conservators, epigraphists, horticulturists, architects and scientists for conducting archaeological research conservation and day-to-day maintenance, development and other related activities through its Circles, Excavation Branches, Prehistory Branch, Epigraphy Branches, Science Branch, Horticulture Branch, Building Survey Project, Temple Survey Projects and Underwater Archaeology Wing.
Like in Nepal Mandala, Slusser has taken the Nepali publications of her stellar collaborators (rising epigraphists or Sanskritists they may be then, but in the 1960s they weren't any art historians) as infallible words of authority in her analysis and interpretation of Nepali sculpture.
The value of the book as a whole, especially for epigraphists, would have been considerably enhanced had the inscriptions been comprehensively illustrated.
686-87) will interest epigraphists as well as archaeologists.