Jitamitra Prasad Singh Deo (born 29 August 1946) is an Indian historian and archaeologist. He is from Khariar, Nuapada, Odisha, India.[1] He is the president of Khariar Sahitya Samiti. He has authored several books on Odisha, and has discovered the pre-historic rock art of Yogimath Donger,[2] Ghat Ghumar rock art copper plates, gold coins of Sharabhapuriya dynasty, clay seal, stone seal of Panduvamshi dynasty, Kalachuri coins,[3] terracottas, beads and sculpture of various types.


Following are some of his highly cited books:


  1. ^ Profile of JP Singh Deo http://www.navratnanews.com/Profile/profile_ofJitamitra%20Prasad%20Singh%20Deo.htm Archived 2 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Pradhan, Sadasiba (2001). Rock art in Odisha. Aryan Books International. p. 16. ISBN 978-81-7305-215-6.
  3. ^ Tripathy, Snigdha (1986). Early and medieval coins and currency system of Orissa, circa 300 B.C. to 1568 A.D. Punthi Pustak. p. 96. OCLC 15488618.