Current Status of Underwater Archaeology in Malaysia

  • Adi Haji Taha
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


Underwater archaeology is a new subject for most Malaysians. There was little or no interest in it until quite recently when a Dutch East Indiaman, the Risdam, was located and looted by a Singapore-based company off the Mersing Coast in Johore 1984. The discovery had considerable publicity and created interest among Malaysians.


Malaysian Government Malay Archipelago Maritime Archaeology Underwater Archaeology Marine Police 
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