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Excavations at the site of Vasino, Lautem District, Timor-Leste

Brockwell, Celia (Sally); O'Connor, Susan; Fenner, Jack; McWilliam, Andrew; Amano, Noel; Piper, Philip; Bulbeck, F David; Litster, Mirani; Whitau, Rose; O'Connor-Veth, Jack; Maloney, Tim; Cameron, Judith; Willan, Richard C.; Dickinson, William


This chapter explores the archaeology and ethnohistory of one of the distinctive fortified settlements in the eastern part of Timor-Leste. In 2009, a team from The Australian National University (ANU), together with local people, partially excavated the site of Vasino, located close to the north coast of Timor-Leste, above the modern village of Moro-Parlamento (Figure 4.1). The site had been fortified with large stone walls and the aim was to provide more data on when, how and why these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 22459/TA53.2020


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