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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 ...
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 ...
Iron anchors of Northern Odisha, east coast India: Maritime contacts with European countries
(Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, 2014)
The maritime trade between the ports of northern Odisha namely Balasore, Pipli, Dhamra and Chandbali and the European countries during the 16th to 19th centuries is well documented. Among other European countries, the ...
A Single-hole stone anchor from Kottapatnam: Early historic port site of Andhra Pradesh, India
(The Nautical Archaeology Society, 2014)
Archaeological, epigraphical, numismatic and other sources confirm that ports of Andhra Pradesh had played a significant role in spreading Indian culture to distant countries. Along with other ports Kottapatnam has contributed ...
Why were historical period ports of Goa located away from the coast? The decline of Gopakapatana
Most of the ports of the historical period of the east and west coasts of India were located away from the seafront But in later period, new ports were established mostly along the coastal regions The reasons attributed ...