Staff Profile - Dineesh Krishnan

 

 

Name

Dineesh Krishnan

Designation

Office Assistant 

Contact Info:

 

Mob: 9995678791, 9656594948

dineeshkrishnan@gmail.com

Working in KCHR Since

February 2007

Education Summary

• Pursuing Ph D in Archaeology - Tamil University, 2008 onwards

• Masters in Archaeology - University of Kerala, 2006  

• PG Diploma in Archaeology - CUSAT, 2004

• Bachelor degree in History - MG University, 2003

Professional Experience

• Working as Office Assistant in KCHR since August 2009

• Worked as Research Assistant (Pattanam Archaeology Research) in KCHR from February 2007 to July 2009

Professional Milestones/Achievements

• Trench supervisor, Excavations at Pattanam, conducted by Kerala Council for Historical Research, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014 seasons.

• Site supervisor, Excavations at Pattanam, conducted by Kerala Council for Historical Research, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015 seasons.

Academic Activities

• Participated in the Trial Excavation at Pattanam conducted by Centre for Heritage Studies, 2004.

• Participated in the Vizhinjam Exploration conducted by Department of Archaeology, University of Kerala, 2004.

• Participated in the Nilamboor Exploration conducted by the Department of Archaeology, University of Kerala, 2007.

• Participated in the Kodungallur Survey conducted by Kerala Council for Historical Research, 2007.

• Study visit to famous archaeological sites like Delhi, Agra, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Palanai, Porunthal, Kodumanal, Thanjavur, Hampi, Goa, etc.

• Study visit to famous archaeological sites in Sri Lanka like Sigiria, Kandi, etc. .

Research Interests

Archaeological field oriented research like exploration and excavation of new sites| Pre-historic|Iron age| Early Historic etc| Ancient art and architecture| Iconography|ancient trade and commerce | settlement studies.

Research Summary

Thesis Title : 'Iron Age-Early Historic Cultures of Central Kerala: An Investigation into the Settlement Patterns'.

The research is mainly concentrates the ancient settlement and its hinterland settlements.

• Preparing papers related to settlement and association with human activity.

• Worked on the Herostones of Kerala and preparing paper also.

• Research papers published related to Pattanam excavations

Publications

• 2007, Dineesh Krishnan, Trench report PT07 II, Pattanam excavations: Interim report, 2007, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2008, Dineesh Krishnan, Trench report PT08 XI, Pattanam excavations: Interim report, 2008, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2009, Dineesh Krishnan, Trench report PT09 XII, Pattanam excavations: Interim report, 2009, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2010, Dineesh Krishnan, Trench reports PT10 XVI, PT10 XX, PT10 XXI, PT10 XXIV and PT10 XXVI, Interim report of Pattanam excavations 2010, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2013, Dineesh Krishnan, Sarathchandrababu & Jassera Majeed, Preliminary Catalogue on Local Pottery, Pattanam excavations: Interim report, 2013, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2014, Dineesh Krishnan, Trench reports PT14 XXIV, PT14 XLV, PTT14 XLVII, PTT14 L and PT14 LII, Pattanam excavations Interim report of the eight season - 2014, (KCHR, Trivandrum). • 2014, Dineesh Krishnan & Sarathchandrababu, Preliminary catalogue on Indian pottery, Pattanam excavations Interim report of the eight season - 2014, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2014, P.J. Cherian, Wendy Morrison, Dineesh Krishnan & Sarathchandrababu, Stratigraphic context and associated finds of the samples, Pattanam excavations Interim report of the eight season - 2014, (KCHR, Trivandrum).

• 2015, Dineesh Krishnan & Sarathchandrababu, A preliminary catalogue on Indian and non Indian pottery from trench PT 15 LXI, Pattanam excavations Interim report of the ninth season - 2015, (KCHR, Trivandrum).