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Zooarchaeology at the Niah Caves, Sarawak: Context and Research Issues

Barker, Graeme William; Piper, Philip; Rabett, R J


Extensive archaeological excavations in the Niah Caves (Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo) over the past 50 years have produced perhaps 750 000 fragments of vertebrate bone, one of the largest faunal assemblages in the region. This paper introduces a series of research studies examining different aspects of the Niah fauna, and discusses how they are contributing to, and shaping, regional research agendas relating to prehistoric environments and societies in Island Southeast Asia. Zooarchaeology has...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.1100


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