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Maritime archaeology of Lakshadweep Islands, India
(Indian Archaeological Society, 2012)
Lakshadweep Islands lie on the sea route between South Asia, Far East and African countries Boats and ships used the islands of Lakshadweep as a stopover to take on fresh water The Islands of Lakshadweep played a significant ...
Maritime archaeological studies in India
India with more than 7000 km long coastline and about 5000 years old maritime history is dotted with several ancient ports. Marine archaeological research during last two and half decades has revealed a number of sites ...
Maritime archaeology of the Okhamandal region, Gujarat
(Darshak Itihas Nidhi, 2011)
The Maritime Archaeological studies in India were initiated in Okhamandal region and Dwarka and Bet Dwarka were the prime sites for the early investigations. The region remained for focal point of the study for almost over ...
Archaeology of lighthouses along the Indian coast with reference to a lighthouse at Kodinar, Gujarat
(Indian Archaeological Society, 2011)
A lighthouse is an important aid for navigation and they are in use for the past 2500 years The archaeological remains of light houses are meagre in India and the earliest remains are not dated earlier than the medieval ...
Shoreline changes along Tamil Nadu coast: A study based on archaeological and coastal dynamics perspective
Available geophysical survey data confirm submergence of a large area comprising of building complex, which are possible remains of a submerged township A global sea level rise estimate of 1-2 mm per year would inundate ...
Ancient technology of jetties and anchorage system along the Saurastra coast, India
(Primus Books, 2016)
This chapter tries to bring out the ancient technologies opted for the anchorages on jetties and ports of Saurastra, Gujrat
Timing, cause and consequences of mid-Holocene climate transition in the Arabian Sea
We reconstruct centennial scale quantitative changes in surface seawater temperature (SST), evaporation-precipitation (from Mg/Ca and delta18O of surface dwelling planktic foraminifera), productivity (from relative abundance ...
Investigations at Antroli: A late Harappan site and maritime archaeological exploration on the coast of Navibandar, Saurashtra, Gujarat
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2012)
In an effort to thoroughly document archaeological sites along the Saurashtra Coast (before they vanish due to rapid developmental activities), a protohistoric site located at Antroli near Madhopur was chosen to assess the ...
Archaeological sites along the Gujarat coast: Proxies to decipher the past shoreline
(Darshak Itihas Nidhi, 2011)
During the late Holocene, coastal configuration has undergone continuous changes due to various reasons like sea level fluctuations and shoreline shift. Several reasons are attributed like global warming causing polar ice ...
Palaeo-coastline of Saurashtra, Gujarat: A study based on archaeological proxies
Important archaeological sites of our investigation include Dwarka, Bet Dwarka, Kindar Kheda, Pindara, Somnath and sites in Gulf of Khambhat and evidences recorded from these sites include stone anchors, remains of jetties ...