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Shipwrecks off the Bushehr Port in the Persian Gulf


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1 Institute of Archaeology of Iran, Underwater Archaeology Department, Archaeology Research Centre, Si-e Tir St, Imam Khomeini St, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
 

According to a report by the Centre for Marine Studies in the Bushehr University of Medical Sciences on the discovery of pottery from the seabed in the coastal waters off the Bushehr port, the submarine archaeological department of the archaeological research institute conducted a month-long study. Underwater archaeological operation was carried out in an area of approximately 700 m long and 250 m wide. The area is located 500 m from the shores of Bushehr port at a water depth of 3 to 6 m. Cultural materials including torpedo shaped crocks and different types of glazed pottery were identified on the seabed.

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Bushehr, Persian Gulf, Sassaniad, Stone Anchor, Torpedo Jar.
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Hossein Tofighian
Institute of Archaeology of Iran, Underwater Archaeology Department, Archaeology Research Centre, Si-e Tir St, Imam Khomeini St, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Abstract


According to a report by the Centre for Marine Studies in the Bushehr University of Medical Sciences on the discovery of pottery from the seabed in the coastal waters off the Bushehr port, the submarine archaeological department of the archaeological research institute conducted a month-long study. Underwater archaeological operation was carried out in an area of approximately 700 m long and 250 m wide. The area is located 500 m from the shores of Bushehr port at a water depth of 3 to 6 m. Cultural materials including torpedo shaped crocks and different types of glazed pottery were identified on the seabed.

Keywords


Bushehr, Persian Gulf, Sassaniad, Stone Anchor, Torpedo Jar.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18520/cs%2Fv117%2Fi10%2F1690-1692