On land, archaeologists may excavate burial sites, lost monuments or deposited waste.
At sea, marine archaeologists may excavate ships fully loaded with today's antique pottery.
was incorporated on the recommendation of the Malaysian authorities.
This was done in order to formalize and to expand on the company’s researcher’s extensive knowledge of Asia’s ceramic developments and maritime trade.
This ancient trade started sometime around the 4th century and lasted well into the 19th century.
Antique pottery recovered from such dated assemblages in the South China Sea, yield important clues about Asia's ceramics developments and associated maritime tradeh one company, one objective and archeology approach is maybe best seen in the below collection of ceramics.He was an experienced captain who had sailed this route many times before, but never so late in the season.The best time for the voyage was December when the northeast monsoon winds guaranteed a fair and safe passage all the way down the South China Sea.Shipwrecks which remain undisturbed on the seabed for centuries provide vital information about the past.The challenge of archeology is to understand the past by studying material traces.