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ANALYSIS OF SHELLFISH EXCAVATED FROM SQUARE N21/II

Swadling, Pamela

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Apart from potsherds, marine shells form the bulk of artefactual remains on Motupore. A wide range of marine environments are easily accessible by paddling or sailing from the island. These include sand spits, mangrove-lined shores, rocky headlands, mudflats, an estuarine harbour, short sandy beaches and a barrier reef as well as extensive fringing reefs. As will be seen, the range of species present in. midden deposits at Motupore demonstrate that the prehistoric inhabitants of the island...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217845

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