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'Saurashtra stone anchors' (Ring-stones) from Dwarka and Somnath, west coast of India
(Indian Archaeological Society, 2002)
Last two decades of marine archaeological research along the Indian coast has brought to light a large number of stone anchors of different types and sizes, indicating that the Indian coast has witnessed brisk maritime ...
Remains of the ancient ports and anchorage points at Miyani and Visawada, on the west coast of India: A study based on underwater investigations
(The Society for Nautical Research, 2007)
The recent underwater explorations on the Saurashtra coast, Gujarat, India between Miyani on the west and Porbandar on the east yielded the existence two ports at Visawada and Miyani. Both sites are situated along the ...
Archaeological remains of the ancient harbours along the west coast of India: A legacy of our maritime heritage
(National Institute of Oceanography, India, 2004)
The maritime activity has played a vital role in the emergence of well-developed civilizations around the world during mid-Holocene period. Cultural interaction, exchanges of technology, trade and commerce led the human ...
Marine archaeological explorations in the Kaveripoompattinam regions: Fresh light on the structural remains
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 1996)
Kaveripoompattinam also known as Poompuhar, was a port which played an important role in the maritime history of India. Archaeological findings, and inscriptional as well as literary evidence bear ample testimony to this. ...
Maritime archaeological explorations of Goa: Findings and interpretations
(Society for Marine Archaeology, NIO, 2006)
Maritime archaeological explorations have been initiated in Goa waters for locating shipwrecks and port installations in coastal waters and riverbanks. Explorations have been carried out in Sunchi Reef, St George's Reef, ...
Maritime archaeology and shipwrecks off Goa
(Kaveri Bk., 2014)
In recent years, maritime archaeological studies have unearthed several of our lost cultural heritages. Many believe that maritime archaeology is a complex and specialized field. Author has penned down his personal experiences ...
Sunken ships and a long-lost port
(Goa Publications, 2008)
Considering that our region’s long seafaring history goes back 2,000 years and more, with a brisk trade being carried on with Arabia, Africa, Rome, West Asia, and later with Portugal, it is safe to assume that hundreds of ...
The coins of Tranquebar- Poompuhar Coast, Tamilnadu
(Goa: National Institute of Oceanography, 1994)
Exploration and excavation of shipwrecks in Goa waters - Preliminary results
(Geological Survey of India, 2001)
Radiocarbon dates of the medieval period stone anchors from Dabhol, west coast of India
(Current Science Association, 2009)
Dabhol was an important medieval-period port town on the Maharashtra coast. An archaeological exploration at Dabhol has revealed four stone anchors with remains of wood in fluke hole. These anchors were retrieved from ...