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Stone anchors from Bet Dwarka Island, Gujarat, Coast, India: Significance to historical period maritime activities
(Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology, 2002)
Bet Dwarka Island is situated on the extreme west of Indian territory in Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Underwater, the most preserved remains of ancient maritime activity could be the stone anchors of different types, as ...
Marine archaeological investigations along the Saurashtra coast, west coast of India
(Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2005)
Utilization of the ocean resources on the Saurashtra coast is dating back to the Harappan period (3rd millennium BC) and evidences on the same have been recorded from various archaeological sites such as Lothal, Padri, ...
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 ...
Onshore and nearshore explorations along the Maharashtra Coast: With a view to locating ancient ports and submerged sites
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 1997)
Coastal explorations were carried out along the west coast of India at Elephanta Island, Malvan, Vijaydurg, Sopara and Chaul. A number of lead and copper coins as well as pottery of different cultural periods were found. ...
Evidence for Indo-Roman trade from Bet Dwarka waters, west coast of India
(Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
India had a very active maritime trade contact with the Roman world between the 4th century BC and the 4th century AD. In this context recent finds of stone anchors, potsherds, lead anchors and a lead ingot from 5 to 8 m ...
Exploration of an ancient port: Elephanta Island (Bombay)
(Kala Prakashan, Delhi, 2001)
The Elephanta, locally known as Gharapuri comprises of three villages namely Rajbandar, Morabandar and Shetbandar which served as separate ports in different period of history. Rajbandar port was active during Christian ...
Marine Archaeology in India
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2004)
Marine archaeology, also known as maritime, nautical or underwater archaeology deals with the ‘scientific study of the material remains of man and his past activities on the sea’. Marine archaeology has made tremendous ...
Underwater explorations of a Sangam period (300 BC-AD 400) port town at Poompuhar, east coast of India
(Aryan Books, 2005)
Poompuhar, a celebrated port town of Sangam period (300 BC to 400 AD) was the capital of famous Chola dynasty during early centuries of Christian Era. Onshore explorations brought to light a few brick structures and ...
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 ...
Underwater archaeological exploration of Dwarka and Somnath- Results of 1992 survey and problems to attend
(Goa: National Institute of Oceanography, 1994)