Sunday, 5 April 2015

The route and journey of the Belitung Dhow in the 9th Century

By  Jasmine Tekiyeh

This video explains in detail the expected route of the Belitung Dhow of the 9th century and highlights the important ports of the Maritime Silk Road, including Yangzhou, Guangzhou, Shilifoshi, Banda Aceh, Galle, Kollam, Muscat, Siraf and Basra. Also, it explores the concept of maritime cultural landscape and how it connects to trade and overall maritime archaeology.

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