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Matting Impressions from Lo Gach: Materiality at Floor Level

Cameron, Judith

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In Southeast Asia, organic materials do not generally survive in the archaeological record, especially fibre-based artefacts. In this paper, I report on some rare, well-preserved impressions of floor matting discovered during the 2014 excavations at the site of Lo Gach, Long An Province, southern Vietnam, dated to ca. 2750 cal. BP. The impressions not only provide useful insights into weaving technology in the past, they also indicate that the techniques utilised more than 2,500 years ago to...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorCameron, Judith
dc.contributor.editorPhillip Piper
dc.contributor.editorHirofumi Matsumura
dc.contributor.editorDavid Bulbeck
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-20T20:57:16Z
dc.date.available2020-12-20T20:57:16Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781760460945
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/218212
dc.description.abstractIn Southeast Asia, organic materials do not generally survive in the archaeological record, especially fibre-based artefacts. In this paper, I report on some rare, well-preserved impressions of floor matting discovered during the 2014 excavations at the site of Lo Gach, Long An Province, southern Vietnam, dated to ca. 2750 cal. BP. The impressions not only provide useful insights into weaving technology in the past, they also indicate that the techniques utilised more than 2,500 years ago to produce mats and winnowing trays have endured until the present day
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU Press
dc.relation.ispartofNew Perspectives in Southeast Asian and Pacific Prehistory
dc.relation.isversionof1 Edition
dc.titleMatting Impressions from Lo Gach: Materiality at Floor Level
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2017
local.identifier.absfor210103 - Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5583012xPUB36
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationCameron, Judith, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.identifier.absseo950502 - Understanding Asia's Past
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T10:48:20Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationActon, Australia
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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