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Stone Disc Beads from Watinglo Shelter, Northern Papua New Guinea

O'Connor, Susan; Dickinson, William

Description

In 2005 the excavation of a new rockshelter in Papua New Guinea, Watinglo, unearthed the unusual find of four stone disc-shaped beads. Beads such as this have not hitherto been reported from Papua New Guinea. The context, age, technology of manufacture and petrography of the beads are described.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31039
Source: Journal of Pacific Archaeology

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