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Stone anchors from Bet Dwarka Island, Gujarat, Coast, India: Significance to historical period maritime activities
(Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology, 2002)
Bet Dwarka Island is situated on the extreme west of Indian territory in Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Underwater, the most preserved remains of ancient maritime activity could be the stone anchors of different types, as ...
'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 ...
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 ...
Ghogha: An Indo-Arabian Trading Post in the Gulf of Khambhat (Cambay), India
(The Nautical Archaeology Society, 2010)
The ancient port of Ghogha is situated on the western bank of the Gulf of Khambhat, which has the highest tidal range in India, and the remains of the oldest civilization. Recent marine archaeological explorations in this ...
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 ...
Marine archaeological exploration on the western coast, Gulf of Khambhat
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2008)
Recent exploration along the eastern Saurashtra coast yielded a large number of stone anchors from Gogha, Hatab and Gopnath indicating active maritime activity in the past. The anchors were mostly of the Indo-Arab type and ...