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Hunter-gatherer specialization in the late Neolithic of southern Vietnam - The case of Rach Nui

Castillo, Cristina Cobo; Fuller, Dorian Q.; Piper, Philip; Bellwood, Peter; Oxenham, Marc


Rach Nui is a late Neolithic settlement of hunter-gatherers in southern Vietnam. However, the site also has a series of mortared floors corresponding to a sedentary lifestyle, where the inhabitants continued to live in the same area and repaired or replaced their floors over a period of 150 years. The inhabitants relied on a mixed economy that included domesticated and gathered plants, as well as hunted and managed animals. Although, there is evidence for the consumption of domesticated rice...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-09-30
Type: Journal article
Source: Quaternary International
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.11.034
Access Rights: Open Access


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