Remains of the Ancient Ports and Anchorage Points at Miyani and Visawada, on the West Coast of India: a Study Based on Underwater Investigations

By A.S. Gaur, Sundaresh and Sila Tripati, published November 2007


An extensive underwater visual inspection was made of the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, India, between 2004 and 2006. A number of Stone Anchors, Indo-Arabia, Ring Stone and Composite types, were found and analysis suggested that the mouths of sheltered creeks were being used as anchoring points between the early Christian and early Medieval periods.

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Filed under: Early Middle Ages | Other (location)
Subjects include: Archaeology | Harbours & Dockyards

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