Frank Raymond Allchin

Frank Raymond Allchin (Born 1923 in Harrow, London) is an archaeologist who specializes in South Asian archaeology. He first visited India in 1944 whilst serving with the army in the Royal Corps of Signals, and from then on his interest in the area grew. Between 1954 and 1959 he taught South Asian Archaeology in the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and after that spent 30 years teaching in Cambridge. He has published many works, some co-authored with his wife Bridget Allchin.

Selected works

*"Neolithic cattle keepers of South India" (1963)
*"The Archaeology of Afghanistan" (1978) with Norman Hammond
*"The Rise of Civilization in India and Pakistan" (1982) with Bridget Allchin
*"Archaeology of Early Historic South Asia:Emergence of Cities and States" (1995)

External links

* [http://www.allchin.net/archaeologists.html Allchin files]


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