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Birds on the rim: a unique Lapita carinated vessel in its wider context

Bedford, Stuart; Spriggs, Matthew


This paper describes a decorated carinated vessel excavated at the Teouma Lapita site, on the south coast of Efate, central Vanuatu. The vessel contained human bones and, following reconstruction, was found to have had four modelled birds on its rim. The

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeology in Oceania


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