Marine archaeological research in India

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dc.contributor.author Tripati, S.
dc.contributor.author Sundaresh
dc.contributor.author Vora, K.H.
dc.contributor.author Bandodkar, S.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-08-11T12:03:56Z
dc.date.available 2008-08-11T12:03:56Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation Archaeology and historiography: History, theory and method. Ed. by: Settar, S.; Korisettar, R.(Indian Archaeol. Retrospect), Vol. 4; 353-391p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1443
dc.description.abstract Marine archaeology is otherwise known as maritime, nautical or underwater archaeology. These terms include all aspects of marine archaeology in which water plays a dominant role. It deals with the study of past seafaring from material remains of this activity. All the developed countries have made tremendous progress in this field and substantial progress has been made in India in marine archaeology. Over the years the National Institute of Oceanography in collaboration with other Government agencies has undertaken the exploration and excavation of submerged ports and shipwrecks in Indian waters. The paper highlight the objectives, methodology, tools, findings and the progress made in India in the field of marine archaeology during the 50 years of India's independence.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Manohar Publishers and Distributers; New Delhi (India)
dc.rights Manohar Publishers and Distributers; New Delhi (India)
dc.subject underwater exploration
dc.subject submerged shorelines
dc.subject progress reports
dc.subject research programmes
dc.title Marine archaeological research in India
dc.type Book Chapter


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