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Provenance and technology of lithic artifacts from the Teouma Lapita site, Vanuatu

Reepmeyer, Christian; Spriggs, Matthew; Bedford, Stuart; Ambrose, Wallace

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Fifty-six obsidian artifacts and 141 non-obsidian artifacts were excavated in three field seasons at Teouma, Efate Island, central Vanuatu. Using LA-ICP-MS the majority of the obsidian artifacts were provenienced to the obsidian subsource of Kutau/Bao on

dc.contributor.authorReepmeyer, Christian
dc.contributor.authorSpriggs, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorBedford, Stuart
dc.contributor.authorAmbrose, Wallace
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:15:40Z
dc.identifier.issn0066-8435
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/70503
dc.description.abstractFifty-six obsidian artifacts and 141 non-obsidian artifacts were excavated in three field seasons at Teouma, Efate Island, central Vanuatu. Using LA-ICP-MS the majority of the obsidian artifacts were provenienced to the obsidian subsource of Kutau/Bao on
dc.publisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
dc.sourceAsian Perspectives
dc.subjectKeywords: artifact; chemical analysis; colonization; geochemistry; obsidian; provenance; quantitative analysis; Banks Island; Canada; Northwest Territories; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands [(ISG) Melanesia]; Vanuatu; West New Britain Colonization; Lapita; Obsidian exchange; Provenance studies; Vanuatu; Western Melanesia
dc.titleProvenance and technology of lithic artifacts from the Teouma Lapita site, Vanuatu
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume49
dc.date.issued2011
local.identifier.absfor210106 - Archaeology of New Guinea and Pacific Islands (excl. New Zealand)
local.identifier.ariespublicationf2965xPUB2332
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationReepmeyer, Christian, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationSpriggs, Matthew, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationBedford, Stuart, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationAmbrose, Wallace, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage205
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage225
local.identifier.doi.1353/asi.2010.0004
local.identifier.absseo970121 - Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
dc.date.updated2020-11-08T07:18:10Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-80051520181
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