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An overview of maritime archaeological studies in India
(Kaveri Book Service; Ansari Road, New Delhi; India, 2015)
Role of cyclones and other factors in the decline of the ports of northern Orissa
(Current Science Association, 2011)
The maritime trade of Orissa with transoceanic countries is evident from the early historical period onwards. It has been observed that new ports were set up after the decline of old ports in the nearby vicinity; however, ...
Ancient anchorage systems in India with reference to the Gujarat coast
(Darshak Itihas Nidhi, 2011)
The Indian coast, with a long history of maritime activities, has been dotted with several ancient ports. The evidence for this exists in port-related structures on the shore and in relics lying in the sea adjacent. Marine ...
Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.): A preferred timber for shipbuilding in India as evidenced from shipwrecks
(Current Science Association, 2016)
One of the greatest achievements of man is the design and development of a variety of watercraft suitable for marine and riverine purposes and safer for the environment. From ancient times, timber was the main component ...
लक्षद्वीप समूह: भारत का समुद्री पुरातत्व
(National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR), India, 2012)
A Preliminary Study of Knobbed Ware from Odisha
(The Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies (ISPQS), 2019)
Archaeological explorations and excavations across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent have revealed several distinct types of pottery which facilitated reconstruction of the past. In archaeology, research ...
Marine Archaeological Explorations at Kulasekharapattinarn and Manapad Region, Tamil Nadu
(Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, 2015)
Maritime activities along the Tamil Nadu date back to the second half of the 1st millennia BC and a large number of port towns developed all along the Tamil Nadu coast. The coastal and offshore explorations have yielded a ...
Stone anchors of India: Findings, classification and significance.
(APCONF 2014 Organizing Committee, 2014)
Various types of stone anchors have been observed during inshore and offshore explorations along the east and west coasts of India. The earliest stone anchors of India have been recorded from the Harappan sites (3rd ...
A study of traditional boats of Goa
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2011)
Goa, being situated along the Arabian Sea of India, is known for maritime activities and traditional boat building throughout the history. Traditional folk songs of Goa frequently mention ‘Vodem’ which denotes canoe. The ...
A traditional boats and navigational history of Odisha, East coast of India
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2015)
It is Believed that around 60,000 yrs. ago when the sea level was lower people employed floats or rafts for water crossing. Over the centuries, different types of traditional boats were constructed and used for maritime ...