International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | History | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Tracing Eroticism in Erotic Plaque of Chandraketugarh

Balaram Mondal

Abstract: Chandraketugarh one the historically significant places of West Bengal. This particular excavation site had produced many a significant archeological findings and among this there were several erotic plaques found, which would indicate several things associated with these plaques. These plaques represent the sexual activities and their notions regarding the eroticism. Studies proved that these plaques had multiple significances at that time, such as; sex education, decoration purposes, for mental satisfaction, and advertisement. Several erotic plaques portrayed several sexual images and these images had stories in it. This erotic plaques images conveyed many a significant details about the then existing society and culture. Thus several plaques of Chandraketugarh had helped tremendously in portraying the then society and had been instrumental in bringing about the eroticism or in other words the sexual practices. Thus, this particular plaques holds tremendous amount of historical significance not only in helping us to gather knowledge about the existing sexual practices but also in getting a broader picture of the then existing civilization of Chandraketugarh.

Keywords: eroticism, sexual practices, sex education, advertisement, decorative purposes

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,

Pages: 50 - 53

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