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Excavation at Lene Hara Cave establishes occupation in East Timor at least 30,000–35,000 years ago
Reinvestigations of the cave of Lene Hara in East Timor have yielded new dating evidence showing occupation from before 30,000 BP. These will further fuel the debates on early colonization of theExpand
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Rock Art In Arid Landscapes: Pilbara And Western Desert Petroglyphs
Abstract This paper develops a testable model for understanding rock art within archaeological phases of the arid northwest Pilbara and Western Desert bioregions. It also presents the firstExpand
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Explaining Shellfish Variability in Middens on the Meriam Islands, Torres Strait, Australia
Archaeologists have traditionally assumed that proportional variability in the types of shellfish remains found in middens can directly inform arguments about prehistoric coastal and island diets. WeExpand
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Early human occupation of a maritime desert, Barrow Island, North-West Australia
Abstract Archaeological deposits from Boodie Cave on Barrow Island, northwest Australia, reveal some of the oldest evidence for Aboriginal occupation of Australia, as well as illustrating the earlyExpand
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A continental narrative: human settlement patterns and Australian climate change over the last 35,000 years
Drawing on the recent synthesis of Australian palaeoclimate by the OZ-INTIMATE group (Reeves et al., 2013a), we consider the effects of climate systems on past human settlement patterns and inferredExpand
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The morphology, function and antiquity of Australian grinding implements
This paper critiques a number of core assumptions about the age, form and function of grinding implements from Australia. Distinctions which have been drawn between so-called amorphous versus formalExpand
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A New Process-based Model for Wreck Site Formation
Abstract In order for a model of wreck disintegration to have some predictive ability, it is advantageous that such a model should be process-orientated, scale independent (i.e., be applicable to theExpand
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Cave Archaeology and Sampling Issues in the Tropics: A Case Study from Lene Hara Cave, a 42,000 Year Old Occupation Site in East Timor, Island Southeast Asia
Abstract New evidence from Lene Hara Cave, East Timor, demonstrates that it was first occupied by modern humans by 42,454±450 cal BP at approximately the same time as nearby Jerimalai shelter.Expand
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Early Holocene shell fish hooks from Lene Hara Cave, East Timor establish complex fishing technology was in use in Island South East Asia five thousand years before Austronesian settlement
Discovery of a well-stratified fish hook from a cave sequence on East Timor shows a fishing technology developed at least 5000 years before the Austronesian expansion through Island South East AsiaExpand
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