Dr. Devangana Desai, art historian, is the author of Khajuraho ? Monumental Legacy, 2000, The Religious Imagery of Khajuraho, 1996, Erotic Sculpture of India ? A Socio-Cultural Study, 1985, and over seventy papers on various aspects of ancient Indian art including terracottas, Mother Goddess, temple art and architecture, Ramayana scenes in sculpture, and Buddhist bronzes of Sopara. Dr. Desai is General Editor of the Monumental Legacy Series on the World Heritage Sites in India, being published by Oxford University Press. She is the Editor of the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai. She is currently researching on the Museum Images of Khajuraho, as a Project of Franco-Indian Research, Mumbai. Dr. Arundhati Banerji is the author of Images Attributes and Motifs: Studies in Early Indian Art and Numismatics and Early Indian Terracotta Art, editor of Harismriti (Papers presented in memory of Shri H. Sarkar), joint editor (with Gerd J.R. Mevissen) of Prajnadhara (Essays in honour of Gouriswar Bhattacharya) and over sixty papers on art, iconography and numismatics. As SA (Publication) in the ASI she is engaged in the editorial work of books being brought out by the ASI. She was awarded a fellowship to study the terracotta collections in the museums in UK. She was invited to the international conferences/seminars at Kathmandu, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Italy where she presented papers on the various aspects of terracotta art. She also visited Paris, Berlin and Rome for study and research in the various museums. Despite her busy schedule she finds time to persue her academic activities as is evident from her book on the Terracotta Female Forms: Tradition Innovation and Evolution which will soon be published.