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Magnetometer surveys in archaeological research in Papua New Guinea: Keveoki 1, Gulf Province

Moffat, Ian; David , Bruno; Barker, Bryce; Kuaso, Alois; Skelly, Robert; Araho, Nick


A magnetometer survey was conducted on the abandoned village site of Keveoki 1, near the Vailala River, Gulf Province, PNG. The survey, using a single sensor proton precession magnetometer, was successful in locating and defining the boundaries of areas confirmed by excavation to contain dense assemblages of pottery. The combination of geophysical and excavation results allowed a broader understanding of the spatial distribution of human occupation at Keveoki 1 than would have been possible...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeology in Oceania


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