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On The Periphery? Archaeological investigations At Ngelong, Angaur Island, Palau

Clark, Geoffrey; Wright, Duncan

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—Ngelong is an extensive late-prehistoric site situated within the rugged limestone terrain of Angaur Island. Earlier research documented extensive midden and artefact deposits, but only a few stone structures. Recent archaeological work has confirmed the relative absence of built stone features, and obtained new data—including radiocarbon dates and X-Ray Fluorescence results—to evaluate the Ngelong occupation. These indicate the site dates to 450–250 cal. B.P., and overlaps in time with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/29757
Source: Micronesica

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