Archaeological Explorations of Kalingapatnam, Dantapur and Salihundam on the East Coast of India
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There are several coastal sites along the east and west coast of India from the Harappan period onwards which served as port and trade centres. Among ancient ports along the east coast of India, Kalingapatnam, Dantapur, Dahranikota, Masulipatnam, Motupalli and Kottapatnam of Andhra Pradesh coast played a considerable role in spreading Indian culture to overseas countries. Explorations were carried out at Kalingapatnam, Dantapur and Salihundam along the River Vamsadhara. The results are dicussed in this article. The ceramics found include Knobbed ware sherds, Red Polished ware, dish-on-stand, incense burner, hopscotch, legged saddle quern, and pestle.
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