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Kisar and the Archaeology of Small Islands in the Wallacean Archipelago

O'Connor, Sue; Mahirta, Mahirta; Kealy, Shimona; Boulanger, Clara; Maloney, Tim; Hawkins, Stuart; Langley, Michelle; Kaharudin, Hendri A. F.; Suniarti, Yuni; Husni, Muhammad; Ririmasse, Marlon; Tanudirjo, Daud; Wattimena, Lucas; Handoko, Wuri; Alifah, Alifah; Louys, Julien


The occupation of small islands presents particular challenges for people largely related to limited terrestrial resources and susceptibility to natural disasters. Nevertheless, the challenges and risks inherent in maintaining stable populations on small islands can be offset or overcome through the use of maritime technologies and exchange networks. The archaeology of Here Sorot Entapa rockshelter (HSE) on Kisar Island in the Wallacean Archipelago provides an unparalleled record for examining...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-05-25
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology
DOI: 10.1080/15564894.2018.1443171
Access Rights: Open Access


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