Sewn Boats of Southeast Asia: the stitched‐plank and lashed‐lug tradition

  title={Sewn Boats of Southeast Asia: the stitched‐plank and lashed‐lug tradition},
  author={Pierre‐yves Manguin},
  journal={International Journal of Nautical Archaeology},
  pages={400 - 415}
Abstract This article updates research into the sewn‐boat traditions of Southeast Asia with recent finds that provide evidence of the transition from stitched planks with lashed‐lug frames to planks fastened with dowels and locked dowels alongside lashed‐lug frames. The differences between Southeast Asian, East Asian, and Indo‐Arabic boatbuilding are discussed and the meaning of anomalies, such as the Maldivian dhonis, examined. Considering the known history of trade and exchange throughout the… 
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