Oldest example in Malaysia is the Pontian boat, discovered in Pahang by Arthur Evans in 1926 and dated to the 3rd-5th century.
- Gibson-Hill, C.A., 1952: Further Notes on the Old Boat found at Pontian, in Southern Pahang, Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
Vol. 25, No. 1 (158) (August, 1952), pp. 111-133.