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Chemical composition and provenance of Chinese porcelain shards recovered from Old Goa, west coast of India
During recent archaeological explorations at Old Goa, west coast of India, twenty three Chinese porcelain shards of the Ming (Middle to late 16th century), Qing (17th century) and late Qing period (late 17th century) have ...
Early users of monsoon winds for navigation
(Current Science Association, IAS, 2017)
The maritime history of India can be traced back to the Harappan Civilization. Studies suggest that even at that time, monsoon winds and currents assisted in navigation. Recent archaeological exploration and excavations ...
Seafaring Archaeology of the East Coast of India and Southeast Asia during the Early Historical Period
(Ubiquity Press, 2017)
The concept of trade in ancient India was quite different from modern times. In olden day�s mariners, artisans, traders, Buddhist monks and religious leaders used to set sail together and this trend continued till the ...
Arikamedu: A Indo-Roman Trading Station - Revisited
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quarternary Studies (ISPQS), 2017)
Arikamedu is one of the most important early historic ports on the East Coast of India. Arikamedu excavations and explorations have shown evidence of maritime contacts between India and the Roman and Southeast Asian countries ...