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Shipwreck Evidence from Kilwa, Tanzania

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dc.creator Pollard, Edward
dc.creator Bates, Richard
dc.creator Ichumbaki, Elgidius B.
dc.creator Bita, Caesar 2016-07-26T13:39:07Z 2016-07-26T13:39:07Z 2016 2018-03-27T08:42:08Z 2018-03-27T08:42:08Z
dc.identifier Pollard, E., Bates, R., B Ichumbaki, E. and Bita, C., 2016. Shipwreck Evidence from Kilwa, Tanzania. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology.
dc.identifier 10.1111/1095-9270.12185
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dc.description This article reports on the artefacts and environment of marine ballast and pottery sites identified through inter-tidal and underwater survey around Kilwa, Tanzania, one of the most important medieval sultanates along the east African coast. An inter-tidal site on the limestone fringing reef on the approaches to Kilwa Kisiwani Harbour and an underwater site within the harbour have been dated from associated pottery to c.8th–10th century and the 13th–16th century respectively. The presence of exotic basalt ballast is discussed as an indicator of wreck-sites.
dc.language en
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.subject Kilwa
dc.subject Tanzania
dc.subject Medieval
dc.subject Shipwrecks
dc.subject Basalt ballast
dc.title Shipwreck Evidence from Kilwa, Tanzania
dc.type Journal Article, Peer Reviewed

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