Radiocarbon dates of the medieval period stone anchors from Dabhol, west coast of India

  title={Radiocarbon dates of the medieval period stone anchors from Dabhol, west coast of India},
  author={Aniruddh Singh Gaur and Sundaresh and Sila Tripati and Kamlesh H. Vora},
Dabhol was an important medieval-period port town on the Maharashtra coast. An archaeological exploration at Dabhol has revealed four stone anchors with remains of wood in fluke hole. These anchors were retrieved from Dabhol creek during a dredging operation for the channel. Two samples of the wood attached to the fluke holes of an anchor were dated using radiocarbon method are 590 ± 90 yrs BP and 600 ± 70 yrs B P respectively. Interestingly, the Loyaleshwar Temple near Dabhol jetty (in Marathi… CONTINUE READING

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