Ardika, I. Wayan
Archaeological discoveries indicate that the coastal areas around the villages of
Julah, Pacung and Sembiran in northeastern Bali have been involved in long distance
trade since at least 2000 years ago. The discovery of Indian sherds, including Rouletted
Ware, a rim sherd of Arikamedu type 10, a sherd inscribed with Kharoshthi characters
and hundreds of glass beads suggest that contacts between India and Bali were already
occurring at this time. The Indian traders might have stopped at...[Show more]
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