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PUBLICATIONS AND AUDIO-VISUAL PRODUCTIONS

Osmund BOPEARACHCHI

Books:

1. O. Bopearachchi, Monnaies gréco-bactriennes et indo-grecques, Catalogue


raisonné, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1991, 459 pages, 69 plates.
For reviews, see Fr. Holt, American Journal of Numismatics, 1992, pp. 215-222; J. Cribb,
Numismatic Chronicle, 1993, pp. 312-314; G.A. Koselenko, Vestnik Drevnej Istorii, 1994, pp.
220-225 ; M.S. Kordosis, ISTORIKOGEVGRAFIKA, Thessalonique, 1994, pp. 206-218 & C.
Grandjean, Revue Numismatique, 1994, pp. 338-9.

2. O. Bopearachchi, Catalogue of Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian and Indo-


Parthian Coins of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 1993, 140
pages, 41 plates.
For reviews, see G. Le Rider, CRAI, 1996, pp. 1323-4; A. K. Singh, Yavanika, 1993, pp. 104-5,
et P. Chuvin, , 1994, pp. 337-340; K. Abdullaev, Numizmatica Central’noj Azii, IV,
1999 (Tashkent), pp. 87-88).

3. O. Bopearachchi & A. ur Rahman Pre-Kushana Coins in Pakistan, Iftikhar


Rasul IRM Associates (Pvt.) Ltd., Karachi, 1995. 237 pages, 76 plates.
For reviews, see G. Le Rider, CRAI, 1996, pp. 1324-5; R. Gyselen, Studia Iranica, 25, 1996, pp.
281-283; E. Errington, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, 147, 1996, pp. 7-8; A.M.
Shastri, Numismatic Digest, 19, 1995, pp. 217-221; A.D.H. Bivar, South Asian Archaeology, 13,
1997, pp. 325-327; S.R. Dar, Lahore Museum Bulletin, IX, 1996, pp. 149-152; K. Karttunen,
Studia Orientalia 82, 1997, pp. 272-273; M. Mielczarek, Wiadomosci Numizmatyczne, 1996, pp.
197-199; G.A. Koshelenko, dans Rossijskaja Arxeologija, 1998, pp. 214-220; M.L. Carter dans
American Journal of Numismatics, 10, 1998, p. 149-151; Nataliya M. Smirnova, Numismatics &
Epigraphy, XVI, Moscou, 1999, pp. 295-299.

4. O. Bopearachchi & W. Pieper, Ancient Indian Coins, Brépols, Turnhout,


Belgique, 1998, Indicopleustoi, vol. 11, 289 pages, 59 plates.
For a review, see A.O. Zakharov, dans Rossijkaja Arcxeologija, 2000/4, pp. 218-220.

5. O. Bopearachchi, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. Graeco-Bactrian and


Indo-Greek Coins. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society, Part
9, New York, 1998, 94 pages, 76 plates.

6. O. Bopearachchi & R.M. Wickremesinhhe, Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilisation


Re-visited. Numismatic and Archaeological Evidence on Inland and Maritime
Trade, 1999, Colombo, 140 pages, 3 maps, 36 plates.
For a review, see J. Lingen, dans News Letter, ONS, no. 162, 2000, pp. 6-7.

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7. O. Bopearachchi, An Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coin Hoard from Bara
(Pakistan), Seattle, 2003, 104 pages, 33 plates.
For a review, see W. Pieper, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 178, 2004, p. 6-7.

8. O. Bopearachchi & Philippe Flandrin, Le Portrait d’Alexandre. Histoire


d’une découverte pour l’humanité, Édition du Rocher, Monaco, 2005, 267
pages, 8 plates.
For reviews, see W. Piper, News Letter, ONS, no. 185, 2005, pp. 5-7; Aventure de l’Histoire, pp.
105-6; P. Chuvin, L’Histoire, no. 303, 2005; P. Centlivres, Afghan Info, p. 22; M.A.J. Tamalis,
Nomismatika Chronica, 2005, pp. 127-8.

9. O. Bopearachchi, The Pleasure Gardens of Sigiriya. A New Approach,


Godage Book Emporium, Colombo, 2006. 80 pages, 26 plates (Sinhalese
translation, Godage Emporium, Colombo, 2008).

10. From Bactria to Taprobane: Selected Works of Osmund Bopearachchi, vol. I.


Central Asian and Indian Numismatics; vol. II. Art History and Maritime
Trade; Manohar Publishers, New Delhi, 2015, 1167 pages.

Exhibition Catalogues:

11. The Crossroads of Asia. Transition in Image and Symbol in the art of the
Ancient Afghanistan and Pakistan, edited by E. Errington and Joe Cribb,
The Ancient India and Iran Trust, Cambridge, 1992, pp. 54-88.
O. Bopearachchi & J. Cribb: 92 notices, see nos. 2- 94, pp. 54-88.
For reviews, see M.L. Bates, dans American Journal of Numismatics, 5-6, 1993-4, p. 269-271;
A.-M. Quagliotti, dans Numismatic Chronicle, 1994, p. 327-

12. Treasures of Ancient Bactria, The Miho Museum, Japan, July 2002, pp. 70-
73, 221-24, 236-7.

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O. Bopearachchi, 43 notices, see nos. 44.a-m; 45a-k; 46a-d; 46a-d; 47a-i;
pp.70-73; chapters 222-224; 237-8.

13. Catalogue de l’Exposition: De l’Indus à l’Oxus. Archéologie de l’Asie


Centrale, edited by O. Bopearachchi, C. Landes et C. Sachs, Association
IMAGO - Muséee de Lattes, Lattes, 2003, 419 pages.

O. Bopearachchi: 65 notices, see nos. 48-88, 943, 94, 96-114, 134, 135, 277, 283 & chapters,
pp. 13, 78-85, 127-132, 125.
O. Bopearachchi & P. Bernard: 4 notices; see nos. 90-92, 183.
O. Bopearachchi & A. Fenet: 1 notice,no. 89;
O. Bopearachchi & F. Grenet: 2 notices, nos. 131, 132;
O. Bopearachchi & C. Sachs: 16 notices, see nos. 115-124, 127-130, 133, 158.
For reviews, see W. Pieper, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 178, 2004, pp. 3-6;
E. de la Vaissière, Abstracta Iranica, 26, 2003, no. 70.

14. Notae 4: “Sur les pas d’Alexandre ...”, Association IMAGO - Musée de
Lattes, Lattes, 2005, 16 pages.
O. Bopearachchi: pp. 3-5; 20 notices, nos. 1-19, 49.

Translations (Books):

15. O. Guillaume, Analysis of Reasonings in Archaeology, Oxford University


Press, New Delhi, 1990, 133 pages.

16. Indian Coins from Afghanistan, edited by O. Guillaume, Oxford University


Press, New Delhi, 1991, 200 pages.

Editor:

17. Origin, Evolution and Circulation of Foreign Coins in the Indian Ocean,
edited by O. Bopearachchi et D.P.M. Weerakkody, Manohar Publishers,
New Delhi, 1998, 273 pages.
For a review, see A.D.H. Bivar, dans Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies,
1999, 62, p. 584.

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18. Silk Road Art and Archaeology, Papers in honour of Francine Tissot, vol. 6,
edited by E. Errington & O. Bopearachchi, Journal of the Institute of Silk
Road Studies, Kamakura, 1999/2000, 313 pages.
For a review, see S.R. Quintanilla, dans Journal of the American Oriental Society, 124.1. 2004,
pp. 192-195.

19. Alexander’s Legacy in the East. Studies in honor of Paul Bernard, Bulletin of
the Asia Institute, vol. 12, edited by O. Bopearachchi, C. Altman and Fr.
Grenet, Michigan, 1998, 272 pages.

20. Afghanistan. ancien carrefour entre l’Est et l’Ouest, edited by O.


Bopearachchi & M.-Fr.Boussac, Archaeologies of the Indian Ocean,
(Proceedings of the international colloquium on “Afghanistan. ancien
carrefour entre l’Est et l’Ouest”, at Musée archéologique Henri-Prades,
Lattes, 5 - 7 May 2003), Turnhout, 2005, 539 pages.
W. Pieper, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 186, 2006, pp. 8-10; Rika Gyselen,
Studia Iranica, 35, 2006, pp. 291-293 ; A. Degener, Indo-Iranian Journal, vol. 50, 2007, pp.
293-6.

22. The Alexander Medallion. Exploring the Origins of a Unique Artefact, edited
by F. Holt and O. Bopearachchi, (Proceedings of the International
Roundtable held at the Ecole normale supérieure, Paris on 26th March,
2007) Imago-Lattara, 2011, 104 pages.
For a reviews, see P. Briant, « Sources anciennes et nouvelles », L’Histoire, October 2011, p.
42 ; M.J.A. Tzamalis, in Nomismatika Chroinica, no. 29, Athens 2011, p. 165-6 ; S. Ghosh, in
Journal of the Asiatic Society, LIV, 2, 2012, pp. 99-102 ; ; S. Basu Majundar, Journal of
Ancient Indian History, XXVII, p. 281-291.

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Prefaces:

23. O. Bopearachchi, “Presidential Address”, in Origin, Evolution and Circulation of


Foreign Coins in the Indian Ocean, edited by O. Bopearachchi et D.P.M.
Weerakkody, Manohar Publishers, New Delhi, 1998, pp. ix-xiii.
24. O. Bopearachchi, Preface to the book by D.P.M. Weerakkody, Taprobanê:
Ancient Sri Lanka as known to Greeks and Romans, Brépols, Turnhout
(Belgium), 1997, pp. I-XV.

25. O. Bopearachchi, C. Altman and Fr. Grenet, “Paul Bernard”, in Alexander’s


Legacy in the East. Studies in honor of Paul Bernard, Bulletin of the Asia
Institute, vol. 12, edited by O. Bopearachchi, C. Altman and Fr. Grenet, Michigan,
1998, pp. 1-2.

26. O. Bopearachchi and M.-F. Boussac Preface, Afghanistan. Ancien carrefour entre
l’Est et l’Ouest, edited by O. Bopearachchi & M.-F. Boussac, Archaeologies of
the Indian Ocean, Turnhout, 2005, p. 1.

27. O. Bopearachchi and F. Holt, Preface, The Alexander Medallion. Exploring the
Origins of a Unique Artefact, edited by F. Holt and O. Bopearachchi,
(Proceedings of the International Roundtable held at the Ecole normale
supérieure, Paris on 26th March, 2007) Imago-Lattara, 2011, pp. 9-11.

28. O. Bopearachchi, “Foreword”, Olivier D. Hoover, Handbook of Coins of Baktria


and Ancient India, Classical numismatic Group, Inc. Lancaster / London, 2013,
pp. vii-viii.

Articles
Thematically arranged
CENTRAL ASIAN AND INDIAN NUMISMATICS

Pre-Bactrian Coinages:

29. O. Bopearachchi, “Sophytes, the enigmatic ruler of Central Asia”, Nomismatika


Khronika, 15,1996, pp. 19-32.

30. O. Bopearachchi, “Les monnaies séleucides de l’Asie Centrale et l’atelier de


Bactres" in Travaux de numismatique grecque offerts à Georges Le Rider,
edited by M. Amandry and S. Hurter, London, 1999, pp. 78-93.

31. O. Bopearachchi, “Ashoka, le premier empereur”, L’Histoire. Numéro spécial,


no. 278, 2003, pp. 36-38.

32. O. Bopearachchi, “La politique monétaire de la Bactriane sous les Séleucides”,


Topoi, Suupl. 6, 2004, pp. 349-369.

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33. O. Bopearachchi, "Premières frappes locales de l’Inde du Nord-Ouest: Novelles
données", in Trésors d’Orient. Mélanges offerts à Rika Gyselen, edited by Ph.
Gignoux, Ch. Jullien and F. Jullien, Paris, 2009, pp. 39-50.

Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins


34. O. Bopearachchi, "Roi-cavalier ou reine-amazone?", Bulletin de la Société
Française de Numismatique, November 1988, pp. 453-456.

35. O. Bopearachchi, "Monnaies indo-grecques surfrappées", Revue Numismatique,


1989, pp. 49-79, pl. V- VI.

36. O. Bopearachchi, "Un roi indo-grec: Télèphe. Observations sur l'iconographie de


son monnayage et la date de son règne", Gazette numismatique suisse, 39/1989,
cahier 156, pp. 88-94.

37. O. Bopearachchi, "Les royaumes grecs d'Asie Centrale. L'apport de la


numismatique à leur histoire", Les Nouvelles de l'Archéologie, 39, 1990, pp. 21-
26.

38. O. Bopearachchi, "Graeco-Bactrian issues of later Indo-Greek kings", Numismatic


Chronicle, 1990, pp. 79-104.

39. O. Bopearachchi, "Ménandre Sôter, un roi indo-grec. Observations


chronologiques et géographiques", Studia Iranica, 20, 1990, pp. 39-85.

40. O. Bopearachchi, "King Milinda's conversion to Buddhism: fact or fiction?",


Ancient Ceylon, 1990, Colombo, pp. 1-15.

41. O. Bopearachchi, "The Euthydemus' imitations and the Date of Sogdian


Independence", in Silk Road. Art and Archaeology, 2, Kamakura (Japon), 1991/2,
pp. 1-21 (summary in Russian in Kul’tura drevnego i srednevekovogo
Samarkanda i istoreskie svjazi Sogda, Tashkent, 1990, pp. 30-31).

42. O. Bopearachchi, "Was Sagala Menander's Capital ?", South Asian Archaeology,
1989, Papers from the Tenth International Conference of South Asian
Archaeologists in Western Europe, Musée national des Arts asiatiques- Guimet,
Paris, 3-7 July, 1989, edited by C. Jarrige, Wisconsin, 1992, pp. 327-337.

43. O. Bopearachchi, "Les derniers rois indo-grecs: une autre hypothèse", Histoire et
Cultes de l'Asie Centrale pré-islamique, edited by Fr. Grenet, Paris, 1988, pp.
235-242.

44. O. Bopearachchi, "A new approach to the history of the Greeks in India",
Yavanika, Journal of the Indian Society for Greek and Roman Studies, vol. 1,
1992, pp. 6-20.

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45. O. Bopearachchi, "Elephant Headed Ganesa or Zeus-Mithra?", Yavanika, Journal
of the Indian Society for Greek and Roman Studies, 2, 1992, pp. 97-122.

46. O. Bopearachchi, "On the so-called earliest representation of Ganesha", 


Lyon, 3/2, 1993, pp. 425-453.
47. O. Bopearachchi, "L'indépendance de la Bactriane",  Lyon, 4/2, 1994, pp.
513-519.

48. O. Bopearachchi, "Indian Brahman on a coin of Indo-Greek Telephus", News


Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 145, Summer 1995, pp. 8-9.

49. O. Bopearachchi, "Diodotus", Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. VII, Columbia


University, New York, 1995, pp. 422-423.

50. O. Bopearachchi, "A unique Indo-Greek royal seal of a monetary type", News
Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, 148, Spring, 1996, pp. 12-3.

51. O. Bopearachchi,
“
a", e, 29, dec., 1996, Athenes, pp.
6-9.

52. O. Bopearachchi, "The Posthumous Coinage of Hermaios and the conquest of


Gandhara by the Kushans", Gandharan Art in Context. East-West Exchanges at
the Crossroads of Asia, edited by R. Allchin, B. Allchin, N. Kreitman et E.
Errington, 1997, Cambridge, pp. 189-213.

53. O. Bopearachchi, “Two unreported coins from the second Mir Zakah deposit”,
News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 165, Autumn 2000, pp. 15-6.

54. O. Bopearachchi, “La présence des Grecs en Asie Centrale: nouvelles données
numismatiques”, Greek Archaeology without Frontiers, The National Hellenic
Research Foundation, Athens, 2002, pp. 109-126.

55. O. Bopearachchi, "Quelques observations sur la gravure des coins indo-grecs”,


Bulletin de la Société Française de Numismatique, May 2002, pp. 73-76.

56. O. Bopearachchi, “Diomedes overstruck by Agathocleia”, News Letter, Oriental


Numismatic Society, 172, 2002, pp. 13-14.

57. O. Bopearachchi & K. Grigo, “To err is human”, News Letter, Oriental
Numismatic Society, 172, 2002, pp. 14-15.

58. O. Bopearachchi & Ta-Cheng Li, “Three interesting Indo-Greek coins”, News
Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, 172, 2002, pp. 15-16.

59. O. Bopearachchi, “Heliocles I”, Encylopaedia Iranica, vol. XII, fas. 2, New York,
278, 2003, p. 154.

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60. O. Bopearachchi, “Some observations on Indo-Greek die-engraving”, Journal of
Ancient Indian History, XXI, 2000-2002 (2003), pp. 38-40.

61. O. Bopearachchi, “Two rare pre-Kushan coins”, News Letter, Oriental


Numismatic Society, no. 178, Winter 2004, pp. 18-20.
62. O. Bopearachchi and W. Pieper, “Over-struck and bouble-struck”, News Letter,
Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 178, Winter 2004, p. 20.

63. O. Bopearachchi, "Indo-Greek Dynasty", Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. XIII,


Columbia University, New York, 2005, pp. 96-97.

64. O. Bopearachchi, "Les royaumes grecs en Bactriane et en Inde”, Actes du colloque


international. Le monde hellénistique en orient à la lumière de fouilles
archéologiques, Athènes, 2007, XVII, 2007, pp. 51-58, pls XXXVIII-XXXI.

65. O. Bopearachchi, “L’apport des surfrappes à la reconstruction de l’histoire des


Indo-Grecs”, Revue numismatique, 2008, pp. 245-268.

66. O. Bopearachchi, “Was Indo-Greek Artemidoros the son of Indo-Scythian


Maues? Amluk Dara Hoard revisited”, Numismatica Chronica, 2008-9, p. 25-46.

67. O. Bopearachchi, “A note on some interesting Indo-Greek coins”, Journal of the


Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 205, Autumn, 2010, pp. 19-21.

68. O. Bopearachchi, "The emergence of the Graeco-Baktrian and Indo-Greek


kingdoms", in Coins from Asia Minor and the East, Selections from the Colin E.
Pitchfork Collection, edited by N.L. Wright, Numismatic Association of
Australia, Adelaide, 2011, pp. 47-50, 167-179.

69. O. Bopearachchi, “Deux documents exceptionnels en numismatique indo-


grecque”, Cahiers numismatiques, no. 189, 2011, pp. 3-6.

70. O. Bopearachchi, “New numismatic evidence on the chronology of late Indo


Greeks and early Kushans”, in Proceedings of the Symposium on Ancient Coins
and the Culture of the Silk Road, 2011, pp. 259-283.

71. O. Bopearachchi, “Le monnayage des successeurs grecs et kouchans d’Alexandre


el Grand”, in Art et Civilisations de l’Orient hellénisé, edited by P. Leriche,
Picard, Paris, 2014, pp. 163-166, pl. p. 28.

Indo-Scythian Coins

72. O. Bopearachchi, “Sabedana or Sarpadana”, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic


Society, no. 169, Autumn 2001, p. 21.

73. O. Bopearachchi, “Jihonika”, Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. VIV, Columbia

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University, New York, 2008, p. 645.

Indo-Parthian-Coins

74. O. Bopearachchi and Fr. Grenet, "Une monnaie en or du souverain indo-parthe


Abdagases II" Studia Iranica, 25, 1996, pp. 219-231.

75. O. Bopearachchi, "Indo-Parthians", Das Partherreich und seine Zeugnisse”,


Beiträge des Internationalen Colloquiums, Eutin, 27-29 June 1996, Stuttgart,
1998, pp. 389-406.

76. Fr. Grenet and O. Bopearachchi “Une nouvelle monnaie en or d’Abdagases II”,
Studia Iranica, 28, 1999, p. 73-82.

Kushan Coins

77. O. Bopearachchi and Fr. Grenet, "Nashten, un souverain iranien inconnu entre
Grecs et Kouchans", Studia Iranica, 22, 1993, pp. 299-307.

78. O. Bopearachchi, "Nashten, a hitherto unknown Iranian ruler in India, Studies in


Silk Road Coins and Culture, Silk Road. Art and Archaeology, Special Volume
1997, Kamakura (Japan), 1997, pp. 67-74.

79. O. Bopearachchi, "Nashten, un prince iranien inconnu entre Grecs et Kouchans”,


Comptes Rendus, Académie des Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres, July-October,
1993, pp. 609-611.

80. O. Bopearachchi, "Les données numismatiques et la datation du bazar de


Begram",  Lyon, 2001, pp. 411-435.

81. O. Bopearachchi, "Chronologie et généalogie des premiers rois kushans:


nouvelles données” Comptes Rendus, Académie des Inscriptions & Belles-
Lettres, juillet-octobre, 2006, pp. 1433-1447.

82. O. Bopearachchi, "Some observations on the chronology of the early Kushans”,


Res Orientales, XVII, 2007, pp. 41-53.

83. O. Bopearachchi, "Les premiers souverains kouchans: Chronologie et


iconographie monétaire", Journal des Savants, janvier-juin 2008, pp. 3-56.

84. O. Bopearachchi, "Alfred Foucher et les études numismatiques bactriennes", in


Bouddhismes d’Asies. Monuments et littératures. Journée d’étude en hommage
à Alfred Foucher (1865-1952), 2009, pp. 243-266. The same in Académie des
Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres, Comptes Rendus, Novembre-Decembre, 2007, pp.
1875-1897.

85. O. Bopearachchi & W. Pieper « Siva cursing Apasmarapurusa on a Huvishka


coin », News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 200, Summer 2009, pp.

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35-6.

86. O. Bopearachchi, "Kadphises, Kujula", Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. VII,


Columbia University, New York, XV, 2009, pp. 331-2.

87. O. Bopearachchi & M. Blet-Lemarquand, “Begram stūpa deposit: further study


on the origin of Kushan gold, in Re-Visiting Early India. Essays in Honour of
D.C. Sircar, ed. S. Ghosh et all, B.N. Bhattacharya, Kolkata, 2013, pp. 29-36.

Coin Hoards and Deposits

88. O. Bopearachchi, "Coins from Mir Zakah in private collections", Indian


Numismatics, History, Art and Culture. Essays in the Honour of Dr. P.L. Gupta,
Volume I, 1992, pp. 87-94.

89. O. Bopearachchi, "Grands trésors de monnaies pré-sasanides trouvés en


Afghanistan et au Pakistan", International Numismatic News Letter, 24, 1994,
pp. 2-3.

90. O. Bopearachchi, "Récentes découvertes de trésors de monnaies pré-sassanides


trouvés en Afghanistan et au Pakistan", Cahiers Numismatiques, Revue
trimestrielle de la Société d'études numismatiques et archéologiques, Septembre
1994, pp. 7-14.

91. O. Bopearachchi, "Recent discoveries: hoards and finds of ancient coins from
Afghanistan and Pakistan", Yavanika, Journal of the Indian Society for Greek
and Roman Studies, 4, 1994, pp. 3-30.

92. O. Bopearachchi, "Découvertes récentes de trésors indo-grecs: nouvelles


données historiques", Comptes Rendus, Académie des Inscriptions & Belles-
Lettres, 1995, pp. 609-627.

93. O. Bopearachchi, "Coins hoards from Afghanistan and Pakistan” (in Japanese),
Oriente, 8.9. 1995, pp. 13-22.

94. O. Bopearachchi, “Mir Zakah: Le plus grand trésor du monde”, Les Dossiers de
la Monnaie, n° 12, 1997, pp. 12-16.

95. O. Bopearachchi, "Recent coin hoard evidence on pre-Kushana chronology", in


Coins, Art, and Chronology. Essays on the pre-Islamic History of the Indo-
Iranian Borderlands, ed. by M. Alram & D.E. Klimburg-Salter, Vienna, 1999,
pp. 99-149.

96. O. Bopearachchi, “Le dépôt de Mir Zakah. Le plus grand trésor du monde, son
destin et son intérêt", Dossiers d’Archéologie, 248, November 1999, pp. 36-43.

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97. O. Bopearachchi, “Trésors monétaires pré-Kushans trouvés en Afghanistan et au
Pakistan”, in Akten XII. Internationaler Numismatischer Kongress Berlin 1997,
I, edited by B. Kluge and B. Weisser, Berlin, 2000, pp. 239-243.

98. O. Bopearachchi, “Some interesting coins from the Pandayale hoard”, News
Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 169, Autumn 2001, pp. 19-21.
99. O. Bopearachchi, “Two more unique coins from the second Mir Zakah deposit”,
News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 169, Autumn 2001, pp. 21-22.

100. O. Bopearachchi & K. Grigo, “Thundering Zeus revisited”, News Letter,


Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 169, Autumn 2001, pp. 22-24.

101. O. Bopearachchi, “A joy and a curse”, The Alexander Medallion. Exploring the
Origins of a Unique Artefact, edited by F. Holt and O. Bopearachchi, Imago-
Lattara, 2011, pp. 33-73.

Monetary Circulation

102 O. Bopearachchi, “La circulation et la production monétaires en Asie Centrale et


dans l’Inde du Nord-Ouest (avant et après la conquête d’Alexandre)”,
Indologica Taurinensia, Official Organ of the International Association of
Sanskrit Studies, Turin, XXV, 1999, pp. 15-119.

103. O. Bopearachchi, “La production monétaire en Asie Centrale et dans l’Inde du


Nord-Ouest du Ve siècle av. J.-C. au IIIe siècle ap. J.-C.”, in Matériaux pour
l’histoire économique du monde iranien, edited by R. Gyselen & M. Szuppe,
1999, pp. 79-100.

ART HISTORY

Hellenistic Art

104. O. Bopearachchi, “Gilded silver statue of a modest Venus from Begram”, in


Papers in Honour of Francine Tissot, Silk Road. Art and Archaeology, 6, edited
by E. Errington and O. Bopearachchi, 1999/ 2000, pp. 75-81.

105. O. Bopearachchi, “A faience head of a Graeco-Bactrian king from Ai Khanum”


in Alexander’s Legacy in the East. Studies in honor of Paul Bernard, Bulletin of
the Asia Institute, vol. 12, edited by O. Bopearachchi, C. Altman and F. Grenet,
Michigan, 1998, pp. 23-30.

106. O. Bopearachchi, “The contribution of Greeks to art and culture of Bactria and
India. New archaeological evidence”, The Journal of Indo-Turcia (JIT),
Malatya, 2001, pp. 171-192.

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107. P. Bernard & O. Bopearachchi, “Deux bracelets grecs avec inscriptions grecques
trouvés dans l’Asie Centrale hellénisée”, Journal des Savants, 2002, pp. 237-
278.

108. O. Bopearachchi, "Contribution of Greeks to the art and culture of Bactria and
India: new archaeological evidence, The Indian Historical Review, XXXII,
2005, pp. 103-125.
109. O. Bopearachchi, "Découvertes récentes de sculptures hellénistiques en Asie
centrale” in Art et archéologie des monastères gréco-bouddhiques du Nord-
Ouest de l’Inde et de l’Asie Centrale, Actes du colloque international du Crpoga
(Strasbourg, 17-18 mars 2000), edited by Z. Tarzi and D. Vaillancourt, De
Boccard, Paris, 2005, pp. 51-65.

110. O. Bopearachchi, "Royaumes grecs en Afghanistan. Nouvelles données”, in


L’art d’Afghanistan de la préhistoire à nos jours, CERDAF, Paris 2005, pp. 49-
69.

111. Fr. Baratte, O. Bopearachchi, R. Gyselen & N. Sims-Williams, "Un plat romain
inscrit en Bactrien et Parsig”, Res Orientales, XXI, 2012, pp. 9-28.

Gandhâran and Indian Art

113. O. Bopearachchi and Ch. Sachs, "Armure et armes des Indo-Scythes d’après
leurs émissions monétaires et les données archéologiques",  Lyon,
2001, p. 321-355.

114. O. Bopearachchi, "Recent archaeological discoveries from Afghanistan and


Pakistan”, Bulletin of Miho Museum, vol. V, 2005, pp. 19-30.

115. O. Bopearachchi, "L’art gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara”, in Pakistan. Un autre


regard, edited by D. Evmoon, 2005, p. 8-15.

116. O. Bopearachchi, "Acroliths from Bactria and Gandhâra”, in On the Cusp of an


Era. Art in the Pre-Kushana World, edited by D. Meth-Srinivasan, Leiden-
Boston, 2007, p. 119-132, pls. 5.1-5.10.
http://books.google.fr/books?id=dCz8NczNbcMC&pg=PA119&lpg=PA119&dq=Osmund+
Bopearachchi&source=bl&ots=zy1EMN9hFK&sig=lXrmSV6hs6x4otuiUBA8ZxFaLDA&h
l=fr&sa=X&ei=r65_UfG7DYHoPO_rgOAI&ved=0CDAQ6AEwADha#v=onepage&q=Os
mund%20Bopearachchi&f=false

117. O. Bopearachchi, "An enigmatic image of Varaha-Vishnu from Gandhara",


Jnana-Pravaha Research Journal, XII, 2008-2009, pp. 102-4, pls. 14.1-2.

118. O. Bopearachchi, "In search of Utpalavarna in Gnadharan Buddhist art", in Un


impaziente desiderio di scorrere il mondo. Studi in onore di Antonio Invernizzi
per il suo sttantesimo compleanno, edited by Carlo Lippolis & Stefano de
Martino, Le Lettere, Firenzee, 2011, pp. 253-367.

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119. O. Bopearachchi, "Avalokitesvara-Padmapani dans l’art bouddhique du
Gandhara: nouvelles données", in Autour de Bamiyan. De la Bactriane hellénisée
à l’Inde bouddhique, ed. G. Ducoeur, De Boccard, Paris, 2012, pp. 337-343.

120. O. Bopearachchi, “Chronology of the Early Kushans: New Evidence”, in Glory of


the Kushans : Recent Discoveries and Interpretations / ed. by Vidula Jayaswal. -
New Delhi : Aryan Books International, 2012, pp. 123-136.

MARITIME TRADE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Archaeological Excavations in Sri Lanka

121. O. Bopearachchi, "Sea-borne and inland trade of ancient Sri Lanka: First results
of the Sri Lanka-French exploratory program", South Asian Archaeology, 1995,
pp. 285-299.

122. O. Bopearachchi, "Seafaring in the Indian Ocean: Archaeological evidence from


Sri Lanka", in Tradition and Archaeology. Early Maritime Contacts in the
Indian Ocean, ed. by H.P. Ray and J.-F. Salles, New Delhi, 1996, pp. 59-77.

123. O. Bopearachchi, "Fouilles archéologiques au Sri Lanka: Commerce maritime


entre l’empire romain, le monde indien et l’Extrême Orient", Bonjour, Alliance
française du Sri Lanka, n° 26, oct. 1996, pp. 5-12.

124. O. Bopearachchi, "Antichità dello Sri Lanka", Archeo. Attualita del Passato,
Dossier, Rome, anno XIII, n° 2 (144), February 1997, p. 12.

125. O. Bopearachchi, "Archaeological evidence on changing patterns of


international trade relations of ancient Sri Lanka”, in Origin, Evolution and
Circulation of Foreign Coins in the Indian Ocean, ed. by O. Bopearachchi and
D.P.M. Weerakkody, New Delhi, 1998, pp. 133-178.

126. O. Bopearachchi, "The maritime silk roads: Trade relations between Central
Asia and Sri Lanka from the evidence of recent excavations“, Silk Road. Art and
Archaeology, 5, 1997/8, pp. 269-295.

127. O. Bopearachchi, “Sites portuaires et emporia de l’ancien Sri Lanka: nouvelles


données archéologiques", Arts Asiatiques, 54, 1999, pp. 5-22.
http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/arasi_0004-
3958_1999_num_54_1_1429

128. O. Bopearachchi, “Ancient Sri Lanka: New archaeological data of the trade
between Rome and China”, in Men and Monuments. D.T. Devendra. A century
Tribute, edited by L. Prematilake, Colombo, 2001, pp. 97-112.

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129. O. Bopearachchi, “Archaeological evidence on Shipping communities of Sri
Lanka”, in Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology in the Indian
Ocean, edited by D. Parkin and R. Barnes, London, 2002, pp. 92-127.

130. O. Bopearachchi, “Mission française de coopération archéologique au Sri Lanka”,


L’Archéologie à l’École normale supérieure, Paris, 2002, pp. 143-4.

131. O. Bopearachchi, S. Disanayaka & N. Perera, “Recent archaeological evidence on


the maritime trade in the Indian Ocean: Shipwreck at Godavaya”, in The Ports of
the Indian Ocean from the Red Sea to the Gulf of Bengal, Kolkata, éd. M.-F.
Boussac & J.-F. Salles, Calcutta, 2013, pp. 393-411.

Monetary Circulation in South India and Sri Lanka


132. O. Bopearachchi, "Some observations on the Roman coins found in the recent
excavations at Sigiriya", Ancient Ceylon, 1990, Colombo, pp. 20-37.

133. O. Bopearachchi, "Le commerce maritime entre Rome et Sri Lanka d'après les
données numismatiques", L'Océan et les mers lointaines in l'antiquité, Actes du
colloque de la Société des Professeurs d'Histoire Ancienne de l'Université de
Nantes-Angers, 24-26 mai 1991, Paris 1992, pp. 107-121 ; Revue des études
Anciennes, 1992, pp. 107-121.

134. O. Bopearachchi, "La circulation des monnaies d'origine étrangère dans l'antique
Sri Lanka", Res Orientales, V, Leuven, 1993, pp. 63-87.

135. O. Bopearachchi, "Recent discoveries of ancient foreign coins, hitherto


unknown in Sri Lankan context", Sesquicentennial Commemorative Volume,
Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka 1845-1995, Colombo, 1995, pp. 127-139, pl.
I & II.

136. O. Bopearachchi, "Ancient Coins in Sri Lanka”, Economic Review, vol. 23,
October./November. 1997, pp. 21-26.

137. O. Bopearachchi, "Codrington’s studies on Sri Lankan numismatics: Past and


Present”, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, XLI, Special
Number, 1998, pp. 39-64.

138. O. Bopearachchi, H. Falk & R. Wickremesinhe, “Earliest inscribed coins,


moulds, seals and sealings from Tissamaharama (Sri Lanka)”, Numismatic
Chronicle, 2000, pp. 117-134.

139. O. Bopearachchi and K. Ratnatunga, “An inscribed Abhisheka Lakshmi coin


from Sri Lanka”, News Letter, Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 178, Winter
2004, pp. 20-21.

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140. O. Bopearachchi, "Circulation of Roman and Byzantine gold coins in Sri Lanka:
fact or fiction”, Dal Denarius al Dinar l’Oriente e la Moneta Romana, Rome,
2006, pp. 181-200.

141. O. Bopearachchi, « Coins » in Anuradhapura: The British-Sri Lankan


Excavations at Anuradhapura Salgaha Watta 2, British Archaeological Reports
(BAR), edited by R. Coningham,Oxford, 2006, pp. 7-26.

Martime Trade between South India and Sri Lanka

142. O. Bopearachchi, “Puratana sri lankava saha tamil naduva atara thibu
sanskrutika ha vanija sambandata pilibada nawa puravidyatmaka sakshi” (in
Sinhalese), Pravada, Colombo, 18, April-Juin, 2001, pp. 57-73.

143. O. Bopearachchi “Les relations commerciales et culturelles entre Sri Lanka et


Inde du sud: Nouvelles données archéologiques et épigraphiques”, Cahier du
cercle d’études et de recherches sri lankaise, 2002, pp. 1-16.

144. O. Bopearachchi, "Archaeological evidence on cultural and commercial


relationships between ancient Sri Lanka and South India”, in Honouring Martin
Quéré o.m.i., edited by G. Robuchon, Clamecy, 2002, pp. 60-75.

145. O. Bopearachchi & K. Rajan, “Graffiti Marks of Kodumanal (India) and


Ridiyagama (Sri Lanka) — A Comparative Study”, Man and Environment
XXVII (2) 2002, pp. 97-105.

146. O. Bopearachchi, “Ancient Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu: Maritime Trade”, in
South Asian Horizons. Felicitation Volume for François Gros, ed. by J.-L.
Chevillard & E. Wilden, EFEO, Pondichéry, 2004, pp. 539-551.

147. O. Bopearachchi, “New archaeological evidence on cultural and commercial


relations between ancient Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu”, Journal of
Interdisciplinary Studies in History and Archaeology, vol. 1, Summer 2004, pp.
60-72.

148. O. Bopearachchi, Tamil Traders in Sri Lanka and Sinhalese Traders in Tamil
Nadu, monograph, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo, 2008, 32
p. http://www.noolaham.net/project/127/12623/12623.pdf

Art History South India and Sri Lanka

149. O. Bopearachchi, “Art bouddhique", Dictionnaire du Bouddhisme.


Encyclopaedia Universalis, 1999, p. 522.

150. O. Bopearachchi, “Sri Lanka. L’archéologie du bouddhisme”, Dossiers


Archéologie, 254, June, 2000, pp. 68-77.

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151. O. Bopearachchi, “Sculptures of Amaravati tradition in Sri Lanka”, Journal of
the Asiatic Society, vol. L, 2008, pp. 1-26.

152. O. Bopearachchi, “Andhra-Tamilnadu and Sri Lanka: Early Buddhist Sculptures


of Sri Lanka”, in New Dimensions of Tamil Epigraphy, ed. A. Murugaiyan, Cre-
A, 2012, pp. 49-68.

153. O. Bopearachchi, “Sri Lanka and the Maritime Trade: the impact of the Role of
the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara as the Protector of Mariners” in Asian
Encounters Networks of Cultural Interaction, ed. P. Dhar & U. Singh, New Delhi,
2013.

Landscape Architecture

154. O. Bopearachchi, "Sigiriya, un point culminant de l'architecture civile de


l'antique Ceylan", Bulletin de l’Association française des amis de l'Orient, n°
34, Printemps 1992, p. 16.

155. O. Bopearachchi, "Les jardins de Sigiriya au Sri Lanka", Asies II, Aménager
l'Espace, edited by F. Blanchon, Paris, 1993, pp. 239-261.

PRESERVATION OF CENTRAL ASIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE

156. O. Bopearachchi, “Recent discoveries of coin hoards in Afghanistan and


Pakistan: A question of clandestine diggings and the illicit traffic in antiquities”,
Newsletter, Circle of Inner Asian Art, 8, November, 1998, pp. 8-12.

157. O. Bopearachchi, “Aï Khanoum, un triste destin”, Dossiers Archéologie,


Empires Perses d’Alexandre aux Sassanides, n° 243 May 1999, p. 35.

158. O. Bopearachchi, "Quelle politique adopter face à la dispersion du patrimoine ?


Le cas de l’Afghanistan et du Pakistan, L’Avenir des musées, Actes du colloque
organisé au musée du Louvre, les 23, 24 et 25 mars 2000, Paris, 2001, pp. 289-
306.

159. O. Bopearachchi, “Trésors monétaires découvertes et pillage” in Afghanistan.


Patrimoine en péril. Actes d’une journée d’étude, Centre d’Études et de
recherches documents sur l’Afghanistan, Paris, 2001, pp. 97-108.

160. O. Bopearachchi, “Vandalised Afghanistan”, Frontline, India’s National


Magazine, 19, March 2002, pp. 66-70.

161. O. Bopearachchi, “The destruction of Afghanistan’s cultural heritage”, News


Letter. International Institute for Asian Studies, March, 27, 2002, pp. 13-14.

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162. O. Bopearachchi, “Nouvelles trouvailles archéologiques en Afghanistan et au
Pakistan et la destruction du patrimoine”, La Timoride. Spécial Afghanistan,
Paris, 24, 2002, pp. 10-20.

163. O. Bopearachchi, “Preserving Afghanistan’s cultural heritage”, Caucasus and


Central Asian Newsletter, Winter 2000/3, pp.17-9.

164. O. Bopearachchi, “Vandalized Afghanistan”, Nomismatic Chronica, 2002, pp.


91-99.

165. O. Bopearachchi, Sauvegarder le patrimoine afghan”, Parages, spring, 8, 2003,


pp. 55-65.

166. O. Bopearachchi, Preserving Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage: What is to be


done”, in Of the Past, for the Future: Integrating Archaeology and
Conservation, edited by N. Agnew and J. Bridgland, Paul Getty Conservation
Institute, Los Angeles, 2006, pp. 266-272.

Book reviews:

167. O. Bopearachchi, "Le monnayage de la Bactriane et de l'Inde antique", A Survey


of Numismatic Research 1985-1990, Bruxelles, 1991, pp. 131-138.

168. O. Bopearachchi, Review of R. Krishnamurthy, on Late Romaan Copper Coins


from South India:: Karur and Madurai, Madras 1994, in News Letter, Oriental
Numismatic Society, no. 141, Summer 1994, pp. 3-4.

169. O. Bopearachchi, Review of Ellen M. Raven's, Gupta Gold Coins with a


Garu.da-Banner: Samudragupta - Skandagupta, Garnet Publications, (2 vols)
1994, South Asian Archaeology, 12, 1996, pp. 161-2.

170. O. Bopearachchi, Review of Metallurgy in Numismatics, vol. 3, edited by M.M.


Archibald and M.R. Cowell, Royal Numismatic Society, London 1993,
Numismatic Chronicle, 1997, pp. 251-253.

171. O. Bopearachchi, "Bactrian and Indo-Greek coins", A Survey of Numismatic


Research 1990-1995, edited by C. Morrisson and B. Kluge, Berlin, 1997, pp.
137-141.

172. O. Bopearachchi, "Gréco-Bactriens, Indo-Grecs, Indo-Scythes, Indo-Parthes", A


Survey of Numismatic Research 1996-2001, Madrid, 2003, pp. 189-194.

173. O. Bopearachchi, "Numismatique des Kouchans", A Survey of Numismatic


Research 1996-2001, Madrid, 2003, pp. 669-673.

174. O. Bopearachchi, "Inde du Sud et Sri Lanka", A Survey of Numismatic Research


1996-2001, Madrid, 2003, pp. 685-688.

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175 O. Bopearachchi, "Etudes numismatiques kouchanes", in International
Numismatic Commission (General Editors M. Amandry & D. Bateson), A
Survey of Numismatic Research 2002-2007, International Association of
Professional Numismatists, Special Publication 15, Glasgow 2009, pp. 505-507.

176. O. Bopearachchi, Ingo Strauch, Foreign Sailors on Socotra. The inscriptions and
drawings from the cave Hoq, Verlgeichende Studien zu Antike und Orient,no. 3,
Hempen Verlag, 2012, Bremen, dans Topoi, 2014, pp. 875-9.

177. O. Bopearachchi, "Numismatique Kouchane", A Survey of Numismatic Research


2001-2014, Taromina, 2015, pp. 504-9.

178. O. Bopearachchi, "Numismatique de l’Inde du Sud et du Sri Lanka", A Survey of


Numismatic Research 2001-2014, Taromina, 2015, pp. 514-5.

DATA BASES
— Creation of two databases based on the two important collections in the
Archaeological Museums of Anuradhapura and Yatala (Sri Lanka) with the
collaboration of UNESCO, CNRS-ENS and University of California at Berkeley.
http://129.199.58.244/fmi/iwp/cgi?-db=Inventaire_Anuradhapura-Yatala&-loadframes

— Creation of the database of the numismatic collection of the National Museum of


Kabul (Afghanistan) with the collaboration of UNESCO and the
Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

AUDIO-VISUAL PRODUCTIONS
— Interview “La Cinquième rencontre” Cinquième chaîne” broadcast on August 18,
1998. This program was on the Sri Lankan archaeology and the activities of the
French Archaeological Delegation in Sri Lanka.

— Interview with Patrick Cazals of “France Culture” recorded in Sri Lanka and
broadcast on January 2, 1999 at 14h by ‘France Culture’ under the program
“l’Usage du Monde”.

— Interview with Marie-Pierre Verot of “Radio France Internationale” broadcast on


November 14th 2002 at 12h 45.

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— Participation in the programme of the Japanese National Television: NHK, on
Eurasian Empires, broadcast in August 18, 2003 in Japan and December 25 2003
in France by “France 5”.

— “Sri Lanka - Archéologie”, Corpus, Encylopaedia unversalis, 1998 (CD-ROM).:


http://www.universalis.fr/encyclopedie/sri-lanka/#i_29231

— Participation in the program “Mots Croisés” of Arlette Chabot, ‘France 2’,


January 10th 2005, from 23h to 1h. http://www.ina.fr/economie-et-societe/environnement-
et-urbanisme/video/I06291936/nicolas-hulot-a-propos-du-tsunami-en-asie.fr.html

— Participation as Presenter and Scientific Adviser in the TV the series of 300


programs (each 25 minutes) on Indian and Sri Lankan art with the collaboration
of the Department of Archaeology. These programs are diffused every Thursday
at 6: 30 p.m. by the National Television Channel of Sri Lanka since 2009.

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