Carried out systematic study of stone and glass beads finds at Kottappuram, Kerala.
A partner in the team of Raw material sourcing for glass making in ancient India, in Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
Excavated the Sorath Harappan and Medieval site of Bhagatrav (Baga Talav), Bharuch, Gujarat.
2003-06 & 2008-09
Excavated the early historic site of Kopia, Sant Kabir Nagar, Uttar Pradesh for
Trial trench at Indo-Pacific Glass Bead Producing Village of Papanaidupet, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.
Trial trenches at a Late Early Historic Glass manufacturing site of Karakambadi, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.
A partner of North India Early Historic Bead Study team.
ETHNOARCHAEOLOGY & ETHNOGRAPHY (Independent)
- 2002, 2005
Carried out Ethnoarchaeological fieldwork on the Traditional Furnace Winding
- 2016, 2018 & 2019
Bead and Bangle Making Cottage Industries at Purdilnagar, Akrabad, Hasayan
and Jalesar, Uttar Pradesh.
Participated in ‘Early Gun Powder, Guns and Gunnery’ initial field investigations at Jalesar, Uttar Pradesh & Jaipur, Rajasthan. Middelaldercentret & the Friends of the Vasa.
- 1998-99, 2004, 2006, 2009-11, 2016
Study of Ornaments and other age-old practices among Nagas in Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Myanmar.
Carried out ethnographic fieldwork amongst the shell workers of Shankari Bazar, Dhaka to understand the trading of the products to the Nagas.
- 1999, 2001, 2004 & 2006
Carried out Ethnoarchaeological fieldwork amongst the Traditional Drawing
2004 & 2006 Glass Bead Producers of Papanaidupet, Andhra Pradesh to understand the techniques involved and mapping the village.
- 1996 & 2005
Study of Ornament among the Bondos, Orissa [Odisha].
- 2002, 2004 & 2005
Carried out Ethnoarchaeological fieldwork in the traditional Glass and Lamp
Winding Bead Making Industries in and around Varanasi and Firozabad, UP.
Carried out ethnographic fieldwork amongst the shell workers of Bishnupur, Kolkata to understand trading of the products to hinterland.
Study of beads among Juangs, Orissa [Odisha].
Ethnohistory of village Puttabagada, Ganjam, Orissa [Odisha].
MUSEUM STUDY (Independent)
Documented objects from Naga inhabitant area in Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin and Munich, Germany
Documented objects and archival study from Naga inhabitant area in Society for the Preservation and Promotion of Naga Heritage, Frankfurt, Germany
Documented objects from Naga inhabitant area in the Museum of Cultures, Basle, Switzerland
Documented objects from Naga inhabitant area in the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, Netherlands
Documented objects from Naga inhabitant area in the Ethnological Museum, Vienna, Austria
Research on Indian Glass with reference to Kopia in Coning Museum of Glass, USA.
Documented Naga antiquities in Horniman Museum, UK.
Documented Minerals at Gargoti Museum, Nasik, India
Documented Naga ornaments in Department of Anthropology Museum, Cambridge University, UK.
Documented Naga ornaments in Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University, UK.