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Human Adaptation and Plant Use in Highland New Guinea 49,000 to 44,000 Years Ago
New Guinea's Ancient Colonies Isolated by water, Australia and New Guinea were some of the last major parts of the world colonized by modern humans. Summerhayes et al. (p. 78; see the Perspective byExpand
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Far Western, Western, and Eastern Lapita: A Re-Evaluation
Lapita assemblages from the western Pacific have been regionalized into stylistic boundaries or provinces, known as Far Western, Western, and Eastern, and it has been thought that differences betweenExpand
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The Pottery Trail From Southeast Asia to Remote Oceania
ABSTRACT A set of unique circumstances created a durable archaeological record of ancient human migration from Southeast Asia to Remote Oceania, useful as a global model of population dispersals.Expand
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Migration and mobility at the Late Lapita site of Reber–Rakival (SAC), Watom Island using isotope and trace element analysis: a new insight into Lapita interaction in the Bismarck Archipelago
Abstract This paper uses strontium isotope ( 87 Sr/ 86 Sr), oxygen isotope (δ 18 O) and Ba/Sr trace element data in archaeological tooth enamel samples to investigate migration and mobility at theExpand
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The transport of Mopir obsidian to late Pleistocene New Ireland
Obsidian from the site of Matenbek, New Ireland, in contexts dated to c.20,000-18,000 B.P. was subjected to sourcing analyses using PIXE-PIGME. We report here on the site of Matenbek, theExpand
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Pleistocene occupation of New Guinea's highland and subalpine environments
Abstract New Guinea's mountains provide an important case study for understanding early modern human environmental adaptability and early developments leading to agriculture. Evidence is presentedExpand
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What's in a Pot?
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The use of strontium isotopes as an indicator of migration in human and pig Lapita populations in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea
Abstract This paper examines the potential use of strontium isotopes (87Sr/86Sr) for identifying migration within Lapita populations and their commensal animals, specifically the pig (Sus scrofa).Expand
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