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C About the different diseases, the White Yajurveda mentions 100 types of yaksmd, including the rtijayaksma and the legend of Soma, the moon being affiicted by the disease. tI Of the anatomical nomenclature compiled by Filliozat' from the various Vedic Sa~nhitQs, several are found in the Yajurveda and its Briihma~as. The pathological relationship of bile (pitta) with agni is .. Keith (2), p. XClll. b Ta/I/. , IV. 2; VdJ. , 28 H. 4. d XVI. 5. ~ YP:, XII. 97; Taitt. , II. 2. FiUiozat (2), pp. 121-28 (French version).

Recently, Deshpande found three urn burials and one pit burial in Tckwada. Brahmagiri,a Piklihal,b Sanganakallu and Maski c carry the same type of story. Brahmagiri burial grounds, excavated by Wheeler, yielded B. and R. wares, mat-painted red pottery similar to Jorwe type and iron objects. C. At Piklihal, Sanganakallu and Maski, iron objects, in association with copper and sometimes gold, are common in graves as well as habitational sites. The large number of south Indian megalithic or urn burial sites have yielded Black and Red ware, almost uniform types of iron objects-spade.

Q JAR, 1954-55. 14 A CONCISE HISTORY OF SCIENCE IN INDIA burial and urn burial, also called 'megalith', in which iron objects have been found with pottery, stone objects and carnelian beads. These types of burial have been known for a long time from the excavations carried out between 1851 and 1862 by Meadows Taylor in Shorapur, by Alexander Rca between 1899 and 1904 in Adichanallur, and by Hunt between 1916 and 1924 in Raigir and Bhongir. Recently, Deshpande found three urn burials and one pit burial in Tckwada.

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