From Qabir to Carabo - (8th -13th century, Garb al-Andalus)

Author(s): Alessia Amato

Year: 2013


This poster displays a structural analysis of the islamic-medieval vessel called qarib, a local wooden construction, from the Garb al Andalus, beetween the 8th and 13th centuries.

This is part of a Doctoral Project for the Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, with the interdisciplinary scope of underlining the analytical usefulness of wooden assemblages and the physical limitations of the materal itself. 

Unfortunately, no medieval wrecks have yet been found in this part of the Portuguese coast. More help comes from the linguistic topology of the traditional large wooden sailboats involved in commerce and fishing until the last decade of the 20th century in the . 

Cite this Record

From Qabir to Carabo - (8th -13th century, Garb al-Andalus). Alessia Amato. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428554)

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Spatial Coverage

min long: 6.624; min lat: 36.649 ; max long: 18.513; max lat: 47.095 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Society for Historical Archaeology

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 147