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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]

dc.contributor.authorSwadling, Pamela
dc.contributor.editorGlenn R. Summerhayes
dc.contributor.editorRichard Walter
dc.contributor.editorLes O'Niel
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-20T20:51:39Z
dc.date.available2020-12-20T20:51:39Z
dc.identifier.isbn9780992262631
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/217845
dc.description.abstractApart 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 exploited all these areas for shellfish. Figures 12.1 to 12.3 show some of the more common shellfish present on Motupore
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherDepartment of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago
dc.relation.ispartofExcavations on Motupore Island
dc.relation.isversionof1 Edition
dc.titleANALYSIS OF SHELLFISH EXCAVATED FROM SQUARE N21/II
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2017
local.identifier.absfor210103 - Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5583012xPUB29
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationSwadling, Pamela, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T10:11:21Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationDunedin, New Zealand
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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