Arab Anchors

By Richard LeBaron Bowen Jr, published November 1957

Abstract

This article begins with the ancient use of the word ‘anchor’ in many languages, suggesting a widely used object with a common origin.   Illustrated with many variations of the two-armed and grapnel anchor from as early as the third century BC, the article concludes with the British influence from the eighteenth century.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Archaeology

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