Exploring subsistence and cultural complexes on the south coast of Papua New: Guinea using palaeodietary analyses

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2013

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Kinaston, R.L.
Buckley, Hallie R.
Gray, A.
Shaw, Benjamin
Mandui, Herman

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Elsevier

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We present the results of a palaeodietary study of a skeletal sample (~800-300 BP) from the south coast of Papua New Guinea (Nebira, site ACJ) using multiple stable isotope analysis of bone collagen. The carbon, nitrogen and sulphur stable isotope ratios

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Keywords: bone; C3 plant; C4 plant; carbon isotope; collagen; diet; Holocene; isotopic ratio; nitrogen isotope; paleoecology; stable isotope; subsistence; sulfur isotope; Papua New Guinea; Animalia; Canis familiaris; Gallus gallus; Sus scrofa Carbon; Nebira; Nitrogen; Pacific islands; Stable isotopes; Sulphur

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Journal of Archaeological Science

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Journal article

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10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.002

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2037-12-31