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Boat remains and maritime trade in the Persian Gulf during sixth and fifth millennia BC.

Carter, R. A. (2006) 'Boat remains and maritime trade in the Persian Gulf during sixth and fifth millennia BC.', Antiquity., 80 (307). pp. 52-63.

Abstract

Archaeological excavations in Kuwait have revealed the earliest remains anywhere of sea-going boats. The author explains these remains and the distribution of Ubaid pottery as evidence for a system of maritime exchange in the Arabian Neolithic driven by status and ceremony.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Persian Gulf, Ubaid ware, Boat-building, Maritime archaeology.
Full text:PDF - Published Version (267Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://antiquity.ac.uk/ant/080/ant0800052.htm
Publisher statement:© 2006 Antiquity Publications
Record Created:01 Dec 2008
Last Modified:17 Jun 2011 09:47

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