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Small protohistoric sites (fishing villages?) on the saurashtra coast, West Coast of India
During the maritime archaeological explorations a few sites of protohistoric in nature have been noticed along the saurashtra coast. the trial excavations of a few sites namely Bet Dwarka and Bhokhira on the western ...
Climate, vegetation and ecology during Harappan period: Excavations at Kanjetar and Kaj, mid-Saurashtra coast, Gujarat
A multi-proxy study was carried out to address climate–culture relationship from two trenches one each from Kaj and Kanjetar (mid-Saurashtra coast) deposited in a lacustrine setting, since ~1960 Cal BC and ~2230 Cal BC, ...
Evidence of shoreline shift on the northern Saurashtra coast: Study based on the submerged temple complex at Pindara
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2007)
Shoreline changes have played a vital role in emergence and devolution of any civilization along the coast. An onshore exploration on the northwestern coast of the Saurashtra, Gujarat, India brought to light the remains ...
Piram island: Pirates Fort in the Gulf of Khambat
(Indian Archaeological Society, 2008)
Traditionally, Piram Island has been considered as landmark point for the navigators in the Gulf of Cambay. The mention has also been made that Island has served as heaven for pirates. A coastal archaeological exploration ...
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 ...
Prehistoric chronology of Madhya Pradesh
(Harman Publishing House, 2004)
Madhya Pradesh is very rich in archaeological wealth, with availability of remains starting from Early Stone Age to Historical period. Several Stone Age sites have been brought to light specially in districts of Hoshangabad, ...
Archaeology of bet Dwarka island: An excavation report
(National Institute of Oceanography, 2005)
Ancient technology of jetties and anchoring points along the west coast of India
(Indian Academy of Science, 2007)
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 ...