Further excavations of the submerged city of Dwarka

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dc.contributor.author Rao, S.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-12T10:33:00Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-12T10:33:00Z
dc.date.issued 1991
dc.identifier.citation Recent Advances in Marine Archaeology. Proceedings of the second Indian Conference on Marine Archaeology of Indian Ocean Countries, January 1990, Ed. by: Rao, S.R. 51-59p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3290
dc.description.abstract Since 1983 the Marine Archaeology Unit of the National Institute of Oceanography is engaged in the offshore exploration and excavation of the legendary city of Dwaraka in the coastal waters of Dwarka in Gujarat. Brief accounts of the findings of the underwater search for the lost city have appeared in Progress and Prospects of Marine Archaeology in India, 1987, Marine Archaeology of Indian Ocean Countries, 1988, 40 years of Research - A CSIR Overview, 1988 and Journal of Marine Archaeology, 1990. The present paper deals with the more significant results of further excavations in 1988 and 1989 and discussed archaeological and literary evidence for the identification of the port city of Dwaraka of the protohistoric period. It also draws attention to the scientific data available from the underwater excavations in the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Kutch.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher NIO, Goa
dc.rights Copyright [1991]. 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.title Further excavations of the submerged city of Dwarka
dc.type Conference Article


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