Sunday, 22 May 2011

Nanhai I and the Maritime Silk Road

Nanhai I and the Maritime Silk Road by Li Qingxin

This book talks ahout the excavation activities and salvage of Nanhai I —wrecked ship of the Song Dynasty period in Ancient China, and construction of the Maritime Silk Road Museum. In ancient times, there existed both the overland and maritime silk roads. Nanhai I is the oldest, largest, and well-preserved merchant ship of the Song Dynastyutilized for ocean trade so far and an impartant existing witness of the ancient Maritime Silk Road.

Source:China Scientific Books

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