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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 ...
Shipwreck archaeology of the Lakshadweep Islands, west coast of India
Archaeological investigations in the Lakshadweep Islands have brought to light the presence of a large number of shipwrecks and the archival records have the details of some of these wrecks. Northern islands and reefs of ...
Marine archaeological explorations in the Kaveripoompattinam regions: Fresh light on the structural remains
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 1996)
Kaveripoompattinam also known as Poompuhar, was a port which played an important role in the maritime history of India. Archaeological findings, and inscriptional as well as literary evidence bear ample testimony to this. ...
Recent underwater explorations at Dwarka and surroundings of Okha Mandal
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2000)
Onshore explorations were carried out in Dwarka, Bet Dwarka, Aramda, Kachhigadhi, Okhamadi and Amrapura area. At Dwarka about 1.6 km2 area was explored between water depths of 1.5 to 20 m off Samudranarayan temple. Diving ...
Exploration of Basel Mission Company shipwreck remains at St George's Reef off Goa, west coast of India: Impact of the Basel Mission Co. on society and culture
(Blackwell Publishing, 2003)
A systematic exploration of shipwrecks has been carried out in Goa waters since 1997. Exploration off St George's Reef has brought to light the remains of a shipwreck at a depth of 15 m, containing various types of terracotta ...
A group of 20 stone anchors from the waters of Dwarka, on the Gujarat Coast, India
A large number of stone anchors were discovered in a water depth of 10-14 m off Dwarka during the 1998-99 season. The seabed near the anchors consists of a ledge with an average height of 1 m. Several anchors were found ...
Preliminary observations on an 18th-century wreck at Poompuhar (east coast of India)
(Academic Press, 1997)
The preliminary results of detailed geophysical surveys and diving operations at the Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu (India) wreck site are presented and discussed. The exploration was undertaken in two phases. The first phase ...
Marine archaeological exploration and excavation of Vijaydurg - A naval base of the Maratha Period, Maharashtra, on the west coast of India
(Academic Press, 1998)
Vijaydurg is situated on the bank of the river Vagthotan on the southern Konkan Coast of Maharashtra, India. It was a minor port in early historical period and lost its glory after the end of Satavahana rule in the region ...
Protohistoric ceramics of Dwarka and Bet Dwarka
(NIO, Dona Paula, Goa, 1994)