Archaeology of Bet Dwarka Island

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dc.contributor.author Sundaresh
dc.contributor.author Gaur, A.S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-11T12:06:19Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-11T12:06:19Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation Man and Environment, Vol.23; 77-86p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1943
dc.description.abstract Explorations along the shore and in the intertidal zone at Bet Dwarka island, Gujarat, India were carried out by the Marine Archaeology Centre of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India between 1981-1994. Artefacts of both the protohistoric and historic period were found. The former include a seal, inscriptions and pottery, while the latter consist of coins and pottery. The earliest settlement at Bet Dwarka may be dated to the late phase of the Indus Civilization, i.e. c. 1400 B.C. Bet Dwarka then was perhaps deserted for several centuries and was re-occupied in the 3rd century B.C.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies.
dc.rights Copyright [1998]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject archaeology
dc.subject underwater exploration
dc.title Archaeology of Bet Dwarka Island
dc.type Journal Article


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