Publications on Tapa Sardar by scholars connected with the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan

 

  • Faccenna Domenico, Filigenzi Anna, Repertorio terminologico per la schedatura delle sculture dell’arte gandharica sulla base dei materiali provenienti dagli scavi della Missione Archeologica dell’IsIAO nello Swat, Pakistan / Repertory of terms for cataloguing Gandharan sculptures, based on materials from the IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Swat, Pakistan, IsIAO Reports and Memoirs. Roma 2007.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Kings, families, children and monks: A taxonomic enquiry into the ritualised celebration of patronage in the Buddhist art of Afghanistan", Paper presented at The Image as Instrument and as Reflection of Ritual in Central Asia and the Himalaya: from Antiquity to the Present. Cinquième colloque international de la SEECHAC (Société Européenne pour l’Etude des Civilisations de l’Himalaya et de l’Asie Centrale), Napoli 5-7 Novembre 2018.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "A space of mobility: the interregional dynamics of Buddhist artistic production as reflected in archaeological evidence", East and West.
  • Filigenzi Anna, Alram Michael, Paiman Zafar, "Afghanistan’s pre-Islamic archaeology: vulnerability, resilience and perspectives", in L. R. Greaves and A. Hardy (eds.), Religions, Society, Trade and Kingship: Archaeology and Art in South Asia and along the Silk Road, 5500 BCE-5th Century CE. Research Presented at the Twenty-third Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art, Cardiff, 2016, Vol. 1: Archaeology, Seals and Inscriptions, Iconography and Artistic Expression. New Delhi 2020: 223-233.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Il Subcontinente indiano", in Enciclopedia Archeologica. Asia, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani. Roma 2005: 473-475.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "A Bronze Votive Stūpa of the Shahi Period: Art, Faith and Ideology in Late-Antique Buddhism", In U. Franke-Vogt and H.-J. Weisshaar (eds), South Asian Archaeology 2003. Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists (7-11 July 2003, Bonn). Aachen 2005: 421-430.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Maître du ciel, héros de la terre: la triade Bouddha-Vajrapāṇi-Skanda dans l’art du Gandhāra", In Z. Tarzi and D. Vaillancourt (eds), Art et archéologie des monastères gréco-bouddhiques du Nord-Ouest de l’Inde et de l’Asie Centrale. Actes du colloque international du Crpoga, Strasbourg, 17-18 mars 2000. Paris 2005: 93-111.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Stone and Stucco Sculptures from the Sacred Building of Bīr-koṭ-ghwaṇḍai, Swat, Pakistan", In C. Jarrige and V. Lefèvre (eds), South Asian Archaeology 2001. Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists held in Collège de France, Paris, 2-6 July 2001. Paris 2005: 453-461.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Surya, the Solar Kingship and the Turki Shahi. New Acquisition on the Cultural History of Swat", East and West, 56/1-3. 2006: 195-203.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "From Lumbini to Lhasa: local traditions and cosmopolitan vocation of the Buddhist art and architecture", In F. De Filippi (ed.), Restoration and protection of cultural heritage in historical cities of Asia between modernity and tradition (Politecnico di Torino). Roma 2007: 33-44.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Late Buddhist Art in Archaeological Context: Some Reflections on the Sanctuary of Tapa Sardar", in C. Bautze-Picron (ed.), Religion and Art: New Issues in Indian Iconography and Iconology. Vol. 1 of the Proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, London 2005 (general editor M. Willis). London 2008: 49-62.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "The dāna, the pātra and the cakravartin-ship: Archaeological and Art Historical Evidence for a Social History of Early Medieval Buddhism", in C. Bautze-Picron (ed.), Miscellanies about the Buddha Image. South Asian Archaeology 2007, Special Session 1 (BAR International Series 1888). Oxford 2008: 11-24.
  • Filigenzi Anna, “Buddhist Art in Its Social Context”, In Ph. von Zabern (ed.), Gandhara, the Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Legends, Monasteries and Paradises (Catalogue of the exhibition). Bonn 2008: 298-301.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "The Buddhist Site of Tapa Sardar", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 41-57.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Ritual Forms, Cult Objects: Tapa Sardar at the Crossroads of Places and Phases of the Buddhist ecumene", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 59-75.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Migration, Diffusion, Localisation: The common roots of late Buddhist art in Afghanistan/Pakistan and early Buddhist art in Himalayan countries", Tibetan Arts in Transition: A Journey through Theatre, Cinema and Painting. Seminars Proceedings, Rome and Naples 2008-2009 [Le arti tibetane in transizione: Un viaggio attraverso teatro, cinema e pittura. Atti dei seminari Roma e Napoli 2008-2009]. Roma 2009: 79-87.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "La missione archeologica italiana in Afghanistan dell'IsIAO: cinquant'anni di ricerche, scoperte, incontri", Parthica, 11. 2009: 57-69, 149.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Indisches Herz und universaler Geist", Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Nr. 205, Literatur und Kunst, B 3. 2009.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Post-Gandharan/non-Gandharan: An Archeological Inquiry into a Still Nameless Period", in M. Alram and D. E. Klimburg-Salter (eds.), Coins, Art and Chronology II, The First Millennium C.E. in the Indo-Iranian Borderlands. Wien 2010: 389-406.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "The Shahi Period: Archaeological and Art Historical Evidence from North West Pakistan", In M. Alram et al. (eds), Coins, Art and Chronology II. The First Millennium C.E. in the Indo-Iranian Borderlands. Wien 2010: 407- 427.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Review Article: The Buddhist Monuments of Kabul", Indo-Iranian Journal, 53/4. 2010: 301-329.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Post-Gandharan Swat. Late Buddhist rock sculptures and Turki Śāhi’s religious centres", Journal of Asian Civilisations, Special issue [Italian Archaeology and Anthropology in Northern Pakistan (1955-2011)], 34/1. 2011: 186-202.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Forme visive del buddhismo tardo-antico. Una koiné artistica senza nome lungo i percorsi delle Vie della Seta", In B. Genito, L. Caterina (eds.), Archeologia delle "Vie della Seta": Percorsi, immagini e cultura materiale. 1° ciclo di conferenze, 14 marzo-16 maggio 2012. 2012: 27-64. URL: http://www.unior.it/ateneo/7951/1/conferenze.html.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Remarks on the Wall Paintings from Mes Aynak", In Recent Archaeological Works in Afghanistan. Preliminary studies on Mes Aynak excavations and other field works. Kabul 2013: 41-52.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Technology and Humanities: Some Reflections on the Future of Afghan Cultural Heritage", in G. Stein, M. Fisher, H. Latify, N. Popal, and N. Dupree (eds.), Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Afghanistan, Proceedings of the International Conference Held at Kabul University, November 2014. Chicago 2017: 75-84, figs. 57-69.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Forme visive del Buddhismo tardo-antico: una koiné artistica senza nome lungo i percorsi delle Vie della Seta", in B. Genito, L. Caterina (eds.), Archeologia delle Vie della Seta: Percorsi, Immagini e Cultura materiale, vol. 1 (Il Novissimo Ramusio 5,1). Roma 2017: 31-46.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "Walled Sacred Spaces: The Myth of Yima in the Religious Imagery of Pre-Islamic Afghanistan" (trans. Izumi Ueeda), In Akira Miyaji (ed.) Studies on Buddhist Art in Asia, vol. 3, Central Asia, East and West Turkestan (in Japanese). Tokyo 2017: 199-226.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "A Survey of the Buddhist site at Tapa Sardar, Afghanistan: 阿富汗塔帕•萨达尔佛教遗址管窥 [Afuhan tapa Sadaer Fojiao yizhi guankui]", in Chongfeng Li (ed.), Gandhara and China [Jiantuoluo yu Zhongguo]. Shangai 2019: 91-112.
  • Filigenzi Anna, "The Myth of Yima in the Religious Imagery of Pre-Islamic Afghanistan: An Enquiry Into the Epistemic Space of the Unwritten", In V. Eltschinger, V. Tournier and M. Sernesi (eds.), Archaeologies of the Written: Indian, Tibetan, and Buddhist Studies in Honour of Cristina Scherrer-Schaub (Series Minor LXXXIX). Napoli 2020: 171-204.
  • Forgione Giulia, Mes Aynak. M.A. thesis, Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale" (unpublished). 2014.
  • Forgione Giulia, Sculture in argilla da Tepe Narenj (Kabul). Nuove testimonianze di arte buddhista in epoca Huna e Shahi. PhD thesis, Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", 3 vols (unpublished). 2018.
  • Forgione Giulia, "Clays and colours: Tracking technologies and theories of vision in the ancient Buddhist art of Afghanistan", in L.M. Olivieri, S. Pannuzi (eds.), Restauro Archeologico 1, 2019. Firenze 2019: 130-141. URL: https://oaj.fupress.net/index.php/ra/issue/view/526/57.
  • Olivieri Luca Maria, Filigenzi Anna, "On Gandharan Sculptural Production from Swat: Recent Archaeological and Chronological Data", in W. Rienjang and P. Stewart (eds.), Problems of Chronology in Gandhāran Art. Proceedings of the First International Workshop of the Gandhāra Connections Project, University of Oxford, 23rd-24th March, 2017. Oxford 2018: 71-92.
  • Parlato Sandra, "A Brāhmī Inscription on a Mud-Plaster Floor at Tapa Sardar, Ghazni", East and West, 29. 1979: 265-269.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, Taddei Maurizio, "Wall Paintings from Tapa Sardār, Ghazni", South Asian Archaeology 1979. Berlin 1981: 429-438.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, "Note su un’area sacra di Tapa Sardar", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, 39. 1979: 480-490.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, "A Short Note on the Pottery from Tapa Sardar", in M. Taddei (ed.), South Asian Archeology 1977. Naples 1979: 847-864.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, "Considerations on the Image of Mahiṣāsuramardinī of Tapa Sardar", East and West, 55. 2005: 313-328.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi, Giovanni, "Tapa Sardar - Second Preliminary Report", East and West , 28, 1-4. Roma 1978: 33-135.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Buddhist Sculptures from Tapa Sardâr, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", La Parola del Passato, 199. 1981: 251-266.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Tapa Sarudâru no bukkyô chôkoku", Bukkyô Geijutsu (Ars Buddhica), 138. 1981: 11-22.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "The Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan: Brief Account of Excavation and Study", in Studi di storia dell’arte in memoria di Mario Rotili. Napoli 1984: 41-70.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Clay Stupas and Thrones at Tapa Sardar, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", Zinbun (Memoirs of the Research Institute for Humanistic Studies, Kyoto University), 20. 1984: 17-32.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Arheologija i buddizm – vklad Ital’janskogo Instituta Srednego i Dal’nego Vostoka (IsMEO)", Vestnik Drevnej Istorii, 2. 1993: 152-162.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Tapa Sardar - First Preliminary Report", East and West, 18/1-2. Rome 1968: 109-24.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Results of New Excavation in Tapa-i-Sardar", Afghanistan, 23/3. 1970: 85-107.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "The Mahiṣamardinī Image from Tapa Sardar, Ghazni", in N. Hammond (ed.), South Asian Archaeology. London 1973: 203-213.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "A Note on the Parinirvana Buddha at Tapa Sardar", in J.E. van Lohuizen-de Leeuw, J.M.M. Ubaghs (eds.), South Asian Archaeology 1973. Leiden 1974: 111-115.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Evidence of a Fire Cult at Tapa Sardâr, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", in B. Allchin (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1981. Cambridge 1984: 263-270.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Non buddhist deities in gandharan art", in M. Yaldiz and W. Lobo (eds.), Investigating indian art: Proceedings of a Symposium on the Development of Early Buddhist and Hindu Iconography held at the Museum of Indian Art Berlin in May 1986 (Veroffentlichungen des Museum fur indische Kunst 8). Berlin 1987: 449-362.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "The Bejewelled Buddha and the Mahiṣāsuramardinī: Religion and Political Ideology in Pre-Muslim Afghanistan", in C. Jarrige (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1989, Papers from the Tenth Conference of South Asian Archaeologists in Western Europe. Madison (Wisconsin) 1992: 457-464.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "La plastica buddhistica in argilla in Afghanistan e nel Nordovest del Subcontinente indiano", in Oxus: Tesori dell’Asia Centrale (Rome, Palazzo Venezia, 29 October 1993-16 January 1994). Roma 1993: 118-122.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Ghazna", Enciclopedia dell’Arte Antica Classica e Orientale, Second Supplement 1971-1994, vol. 2. Roma 1994: 766-770.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Kabul", Enciclopedia dell’Arte Antica Classica e Orientale, Second Supplement 1971-1994, vol. 3. Roma 1996: 153-157.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Afghanistan §II, 1(ii)(b): Sculpture: c. 4th-c. 1st century BC; (c): Sculpture: c. 1st-c. 3rd century AD; (d): Sculpture: c. 4th-c. 9th century AD; (iii)(a): Painting: c. 4th-c. 1st century BC; (b): c. 1st-c. 5th century AD; (c): c. 6th-c. 9th century AD", in J. Turner (ed.), The Dictionary of Art, vol. 1. London 1996: 194-203.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Sardar, Tepe", in J. Turner (ed.), The Dictionary of Art, vol. 27. London 1996: 833.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Chronological Problems Connected with Buddhist Unbaked-Clay Sculpture from Afghanistan and Surrounding Areas", in M. Alram, D.E. Klimburg-Salter (eds), Coins, Art, and Chronology: Essays on the pre-Islamic History of the Indo-Iranian Borderlands (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Denkschriften, Band 280). Wien 1999: 391-397.
  • Verardi Giovanni, Paparatti Elio, "From Early To Late Tapa Sardār. A Tentative Chronology", East and West, 55/1-4. 2005: 405-444.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Osservazioni sulla coroplastica di epoca kusana nel Nord-Ovest e in Afghanistan in relazione al materiale di Tapa Sardar", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, 43. 1983: 479-504.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Gandharan Imagery at Tapa Sardar", in B. Allchin (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1981. Cambridge 1984: 257-262.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Tapa Sardar", Enciclopedia Archeologica, vol. Asia. Roma 2005: 591-592.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Issues in the Excavation, Chronology and Monuments of Tapa Sardar", in M. Alram and D. E. Klimburg-Salter (eds.) Coins, Art and Chronology II, The First Millennium C.E. in the Indo-Iranian Borderlands. Wien 2010: 341-356.

Buddhist and Islamic

  • Colombo Fabio, "Soils, Marbles and Colours: Restoration and Conservation Across the History of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 173-183.
  • Di Flumeri Vatielli Gabriella, "The Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale 'G. Tucci' and the Istituto Italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente: a Long and Intense Collaboration of 50 Years' Duration", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 185-202.
  • Ferrandi Marco, "Out of History: Themes and Symbols in the Hindu Kush at the Fringes of the Main Cultural Traditions", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 23-39.
  • Filigenzi Anna, Giunta Roberta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009.
  • Filigenzi Anna, Giunta Roberta, "The Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", in B. Cassar, S. Noshadi (eds), Keeping History Alive. Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Afghanistan. Paris-Kabul (UNESCO) 2015: 80-91.
  • Giunta Roberta, Filigenzi Anna, "Rediscovering the Past, Looking into the Future by the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", in Junhi Han (ed.), From the Past and For the Future: Safeguarding the Cultural Heritage of Afghanistan – Jam and Herat. Paris (UNESCO) 2015: 85-88.
  • East and West, 7/4. 1957: 392.
  • East and West, 9/3. 1958: 273-274.
  • East and West, 10/3-4. 1959: 234, 309.
  • East and West, 11/4. 1960: 306.
  • East and West, 12/4. 1961: 290.
  • East and West, 13/1. 1962: 86.
  • East and West, 16/3-4. 1966: 384.
  • East and West, 17. 1967: 344-345.
  • East and West, 19. 1969: 545-546.
  • East and West, 20. 1970: 509-510.
  • East and West, 21. 1971: 421-422.
  • East and West, 22. 1972: 379-384.
  • East and West, 23. 1973: 420.
  • East and West, 25. 1975: 544-546.
  • East and West, 26/3-4. 1976: 599-600.
  • Micheli Roberto, "Prehistory of Afghanistan: The Italian Contribution and Research Perspectives", In A. Filigenzi, R. Giunta (eds), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 1-17.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "La Missione Archeologica Italiana in Afghanistan, 1976-1979", in Scavi e ricerche Archeologiche degli anni 1976-1979 (Quaderni de ‘La Ricerca Scientifica’, 112), vol. 1. Roma 1985: 273-301.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Prof. Maurizio Taddei Visits Ghazni", SPACH Newsletter, 6. 2000: 5-7.