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Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. N. Leith Smith. Jack Gary. Gregory Dubell. George Schwartz. Starla Lane.

The Salem Maritime National Historical Site was created in 1937 to commemorate the maritime history of the early American nation. Salem played a primary role in the American international maritime trade from the colonial period to the mid nineteenth century, and it is this legacy that the park seeks to interpret and preserve. The site today encompasses nearly nine acres bordering on the Salem waterfront that contain a variety of historic structures, including seventeenth- through...


The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site
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Documents associated with archaeological collections research and field work at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.


Early Maritime Involvement of Butuan with other Southeast Asian Polities and China (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mary Jane Louise Bolunia. Rey Santiago. Alfredo Orogo.

The significance and importance of Butuan as a trading center as early as the 10th century C.E. Can be based on the thousands of artifacts excavated from 1976 to 2014 ranging from Chinese ceramics belonging mostly to the Song Period (ca. 10th-13th centuries), Southeast Asian and locally produced earthenware pots and stoves. Another very important artifact encountered were plank-built edge-pegged boats that measures approximately 15 meters long and 3 meters wide. In 2012, a larger boat was...


Globalization in Southeast Asia’s Early Age of Commerce and the Contributions of Maritime Archaeology (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Lisa Niziolek. Amanda Respess. Gary Feinman. Laure Dussubieux.

Globalization has become a central concern of anthropology, and recently scholars have debated its definition, origins, and social implications. For example, some contend that it is a process associated with modern times while others argue that the first long-lived networks involving regular, trans-regional trade emerged between East Asia and the Mediterranean around AD 1000, and even earlier with other regions. It has become increasingly evident, based on a growing corpus of data, that...


The Medieval Shipwrecks of Novy Svet: A Reassesment (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John A Albertson.

Since 1997, Dr. Sergey Zelenko of the Centre for Underwater Archaeology (CUA) at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev has been conducting survey and excavation near the resort town of Novy Svet on the southern coast of the Crimean peninsula. CUA researchers have discovered the remains of three medieval shipwrecks spanning the 10th to the late 13th centuries, illuminating much about Black Sea seafaring. Recently, multi-national CUA teams discovered hull timbers, anchors and vessel...


The Strategic Location of the Maldives in Indian Ocean Maritime Trade and Colonization (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Richard Callaghan.

The Maldives Islands, situated off the south west coast of India, form a chain trending from north 6.930° to south 0.700° latitude, an extent of approximately 850 km. The chain divides the Indian into east and west as well as marking the divide between the seasonal monsoon weather patterns. Present evidence suggests that the island chain was occupied as early as the 5th or 4th century BC with close ties to India. The islands became strongly culturally and commercially connected to both Asia and...