Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recover and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, bio-facts eco-facts, and cultural landscapes.
An archaeologist may work indoors analyzing artifacts and conducting research. They may also undertake field work, outdoors and at various sites - conditions can be harsh and the work will typically involve getting your hands dirty.
N.P. Chakravarti succeeded Wheeler in April 1948. His period saw the organization of a large-scale exhibition at New Delhi in 1948 on the Indian art objects. These objects were originally exhibited in London in 1947 and later on its return to India formed the nucleus of the National Museum which was opened on 15th August 1949 .
D. P. Agrawal (Dharma Pal Agrawal) is a historian of Indian science and technology, archaeologist, and author. He has published works on Indian archaeology, metallurgy, the history of science, and palaeoclimate.