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Composite hunting technologies from the Terminal Pleistocene and Early Holocene, Niah Cave, Borneo

Barton, Huw; Piper, Philip; Rabett, R J; Reeds, Ian

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Renewed archaeological investigation of the West Mouth of Niah Cave, Borneo has demonstrated that even within lowland equatorial environments depositional conditions do exist where organic remains of late glacial and early post-glacial age can be preserved. Excavations by the Niah Cave Research Project (NCP) (2000-2003) towards the rear of the archaeological reserve produced several bone points and worked stingray spines, which exhibit evidence of hafting mastic and fibrous binding still...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79948
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.03.027

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