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Archaeological textiles from the Niah Caves

Cameron, Judith

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Derived from the Latin verb textere (to weave) the term 'archaeological textiles' is used in this chapter in the generic sense for the range of worked fibre artefacts- basketry, matting and textiles-recovered from the Niah caves between 1957 and 2004. The Harrissons publishes brief descriptions of the archaeological textiles that they found during their excavations in the 1950s and 1960s (B. Harrison 1958a, 1967; T. Harrisson 1958a, 1965a, 1975) but the material and structural composition of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217749
Book Title: Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak Vol 2

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