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The 'Metal Age' at the Niah Caves, c. 2000-500 years ago

Szabo, Katherine; Cole, Franca; LLoyd-Smith, Lindsay; Barker, Graeme William; Hunt, Chris; Piper, Philip; Doherty, Chris


The term 'Metal Age', sometimes with locally-specific sub-divisions such as 'early', 'develop d' and 'protohistoric', is used in Island Southeast Asia a harthand for the p � riod from about 200 years g until the arrival of Europ ans. Tt \� as originally pr posed because of th� Ia k f clear chron logical sep<~ ration between the appearan e of iron and bronze in th region, compared with on the Asian Mainland (Bellwood 1999, 116; Fox 1970, 121-2; T. Harrisson 1970, 30; van Heekeren 1958, 1)....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Rainforest foraging and farming in Island Southeast Asia


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