A shipwreck that has changed the perception of ancient Asian cultures

Monday, 20 October 2008, 15:57 | Category : Crumbs, Uncategorized
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The Arab dhow, the first of its kind ever found, proves something equally startling - that mariners from the Persian Gulf were trading on a scale, and over distances, unmatched by human beings until Vasco da Gama set sail for India at the end of the 15th Century.
See the article here.