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A 3000 year old DOG burial in Timor-Leste

Gonzalez Monge, Alvaro; Clark, Geoffrey; O'Connor, Susan; Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth


The domestic dog (Canis familiaris) is considered to be the oldest domesticated animal in the world. It arrived in Island Southeast Asia and Australia-New Guinea relatively late in the Holocene, though the timing and means of its dispersal remain unclear.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Archaeology
DOI: .1080/03122417.2013.11681961
Access Rights: Open Access


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