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Ritually breaking Lapita pots: Or, can we get into the minds of Oceanic first settlers? A discussion

Sand, Christophe; Marshall, Yvonne; Sheppard, Peter J; Spriggs, Matthew; Chiu, Scarlett


One of the striking characteristics of Lapita archaeology during the past century has been the very limited number of preserved whole or nearly whole pots found in excavations. This appears odd for ceramics mostly interpreted in the scientific literature

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeology in Oceania
DOI: 10.1002/arco.5006


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