"The book deals about the excavations conducted in mound MNS-I at Mansar. The
mound is located at the east of the protected area and is generally known as the
The excavations have yield the palace complex built by Pravarasena II as he shifted his
capital to this area. It is from here that Prabhavati Gupta used to go to Ramtek to
worship her god Nrsimham, whose temple was also built at this place when she became too
The palace was surrounded by military barracks and smaller temples and temple shops.
To the south of the palace an octagonal Siva people has been found over looking Ramtek.
After the fall of the eastern vakatakas and after the palace was burnt down by Nala
King Bhavadattavarman, a stupa was built on top by Buddhists under the influence of Vishnu
Kundins of Andhra Pradesh."
List of Plates
List of Figures
2. The Setting
3. Summary of Results
4. Short History
6. The Palace-Mahavihara Complex
7. Seal, Sealings and Coins Dyes
8. The Pottery
10. Metal Objects
11. Bangles and Rings
13. Stylus and Dabber
14. Terracotta Objects