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Underwater investigations off Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2004)
Mahabalipuram, the famous centre of Pallava art and architecture, is situated on the coast of Tamil Nadu, India. The local traditions and the foreign accounts vividly refer to the submergence of six temples out of seven ...
Exploration of a steamship wreck off Amee shoals, Goa, India: A preliminary report
(The Nautical Archaeology Society, 2010)
Recent explorations off Amee shoals, Goa, have brought to light the remains of a steel-hulled steam-engine shipwreck, scattered over a large area. Though sparse and heavily salvaged, this site represents the first discovery ...
Studies on elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth collected from the early 17th century Portuguese shipwreck off Goa, West coast of India: Evidence of maritime trade between Goa, Portugal and African countries
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2007)
Shipwreck findings are indicators of the provenance of artefacts and trade routes. Many shipwrecks datable from the Bronze Age to the modern period have been excavated to yield numerous varieties of artefacts including ...
Early maritime activities of Orissa on the east coast of India: Linkages in trade and cultural development
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2002)
In the maritime history of India, Orissa (ancient Kalinga) played a significant role in spreading Indian culture to other parts of the world, including Africa, Rome and Southwest Asia. Archaeological findings, explorations ...
Anatomical studies of timber and EPMA analysis of brass artefacts collected from steam engine shipwreck of Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India
(Current Science Association, 2013)
From the early historical period onwards selection of timber became important for construction boats. The analysis of timber collected from shipwreck and wooden stock of iron anchor off Goa has been proven that Indian teak ...
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 ...
Anchors from Goa waters, central west coast of India: Remains of Goa's overseas trade contacts with Arabian countries and Portugal
(The Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Inc, 2003)
Underwater explorations have been initiated in Goa waters since 1997 for locating shipwrecks. These explorations brought to light the Indo-Arabian type of stone anchors from Sunchi Reef and Grande Island, a unique type of ...
Geochemical and mineralogical analysis of stone anchors from west coast of India: Provenance study using thin sections, XRF and SEM-EDS
Stone anchors have been recovered along the Indian coast as a part of the maritime archaeological studies at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India. Study of stone anchors provides clues to understand the ...
Ancient Dwarka: Study based on recent underwater archaeological investigations
Dwarka, one of the best-studied underwater sites in India, has commanded much attraction, also because the site is considered as one of the sour Dhamas (sacred place for pilgrimage) of the Hindu religion. According to ...
Maritime archaeology for beginners
(Kaveri Books, 2009)