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A maritime archaeological exploration along the Narmada estuary, west coast of India
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2016)
A coastal exploration along the estuary of the River Narmada yielded the evidence of a port in Bharuch. Several early historic sites are noted along the down-stream of the River Narmada. Interestingly, there is a temple ...
Ancient Indians (Harappan settlement) were aware of tsunami/storm protection measures: A new interpretation of thick walls at Dholavira, Gujarat, India
(Current Science Association, 2016)
Dholavira, an archaeological site of Harappan times in Gujarat, had ‘city fortification’ as a unique aspect of its town planning. The thickness of the main city wall is alarming3, 9, 10. The probable cause of such massive ...
Ancient technology of jetties and anchorage system along the Saurastra coast, India
(Primus Books, 2016)
This chapter tries to bring out the ancient technologies opted for the anchorages on jetties and ports of Saurastra, Gujrat