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The human occupation record of Gua Mo’o hono shelter, Towuti-Routa region of Southeastern Sulawesi

O’Connor, Sue; Bulbeck, David; Piper, Philip J.; Aziz, Fadhila; Marwick, Ben; Campos, Fredeliza; Fenner, Jack; Aplin, Ken; Maloney, Tim; Hakim, Budianto; Wood, Rachel


Here we describe the excavation, chronology and assemblage from Gua Mo’o hono, a rockshelter in the Lake Towuti region in Southeast Sulawesi. The excavation produced glass, ceramics and pottery, dense faunal and lithic assemblages and a diversity of bone tools. The Gua Mo’o hono sequence demonstrates that humans were active in and around the rockshelter from at least 6500 cal BP, and informs on early to late Holocene subsistence and technology in this region. Although the occupants of Gua Mo’o...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-11
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Archaeology of Sulawesi: Current Research on the Pleistocene to the Historic Period
DOI: 10.22459/TA48.11.2018.09
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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