Identifikasi dan Latar Belakang Sejarah Tinggalan Arkeologis Jangkar di Perairan Kepulauan Sangihe

Authors

  • Fairuz Azis Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • nfn. Musadad Departemen Arkeologi, Universitas Gadjah Mada

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24832/tmt.v4i2.102

Keywords:

identification, historical background, anchor, Sangihe Islands

Abstract

Archaeological findings of anchors in the waters of the Sangihe Islands are new data for archaeology, especially maritime archaeology in Indonesia. In this study, a study was carried out through a maritime archaeological approach and compared it with related historical data to determine the shape characteristics, identity, and historical background of the anchor’s to show possessive. This study aims to open new insights in maritime archaeology research in Indonesia, especially in anchor research. The result of this study shows that the anchor findings in the waters of the Sangihe Islands are classified as admiralty anchor types. The admiralty anchor is an anchor design developed and used by the British Royal Navy’s ships. Based on the maritime history of the Sulawesi sea region, there are several possible historical backgrounds related to the existence of anchors found in the waters of the Sangihe Islands. The first possibility is related to the disputes between foreign nations that rule around the Sulawesi Sea region. The second possibility is related to the existence of pirates in the Sulawesi Sea region.

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2021-12-14

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