ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 17 – Archaeology beneath the waves: An interview with Tiya Chatterji (Part 2)

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode, I talk more with archaeologist Tiya Chatterji about her research, and the future of maritime archaeology in India.

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Some useful terminology and links

A mediaeval town in Rajasthan. According to popular history, there may have been 999 temples around the town.

Maritime Research Center
One of the main research institutions in India focusing on various aspects of maritime research. Located in Pune, Maharashtra.

An ancient city in northwestern India, often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Krishna, and is believed to have been the first capital of Gujarat.

Underwater Archaeology in India: The Lost Enigma [book]
by Tiya Chatterji
(check back later for a link when the book has been published)


About Tiya Chatterji

Tiya Chatterji is an archaeologist working at the History Division of the Indian Navy. After starting out in traditional terrestrial archaeology, her research focus shifted to maritime history and archaeology. She is also a freelance writer on the topic of travel, heritage, and history.





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