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Riza Abbas

Indian Rock Art Research Centre

Senior Research Officer (Archaeology)

Country: India


Riza is the Senior Research Officer (Archaeology) at the Indian Rock Art Research Centre (Nashik, India).

Previously he had been Project Officer for the Indian Rock Art Research Centre. The IRARC is a division of the Indian Numismatic Historical and Cultural Research Foundation in association with the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies and Money Museum. The foundation aims to support and aid research activities in numismatic, epigraphy, archaeology and tribal heritage of India.

Riza has a PhD in Prehistoric Investigations in the Parbati Basin from the Department of Archaeology, Deccan College Pune, India.

At the British Museum
During his time on the International Training Programme in 2007, Riza was based in the Department of Asia and his partner placement was spent at Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums, Newcastle.

Riza’s participation on the ITP 2008 was generously supported by the Charles Wallace India Trust.