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Direct evidence for human use of plants 28,000 years ago: starch residues on stone artefacts from the northern Solomon Islands
The excavation of Kilu Cave and the discovery of a Pleistocene prehistory for the Solomon Islands have already been reported in ANTIQUITY by Wickler & Spriggs (62: 703–6). Residue analysis of stoneExpand
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Phylogeny and ancient DNA of Sus provides insights into neolithic expansion in Island Southeast Asia and Oceania
Human settlement of Oceania marked the culmination of a global colonization process that began when humans first left Africa at least 90,000 years ago. The precise origins and dispersal routes of theExpand
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Pleistocene human occupation of the Solomon Islands, Melanesia
Pleistocene dates from a rockshelter on Buka Island at the northern end of the Solomons Chain demonstrate human settlement by 28,000 b.p., some 25,000 years earlier than previously reported for thisExpand
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Prehistoric Melanesian Exchange and Interaction: Recent Evidence from the Northern Solomon Islands
RECONSTRUCTION OF PREHISTORIC exchange systems in Island Melanesia is becoming increasingly possible as archaeological activity continues to expand our knowledge of areas formerly labeled terraExpand
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Distal cryptotephra found in a Viking boathouse: the potential for tephrochronology in reconstructing the Iron Age in Norway
Distal tephra deposits from Icelandic volcanic eruptions have been found in Norway and can be used to precisely date a variety of sedimentary environments. Tephrochronology has not yet been appliedExpand
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The Centrality of Small Islands in Arctic Norway From the Viking Age to Recent Historic Period
ABSTRACT The definition of island marginality in northern Norway was radically altered by the advent of motorized fishing vessels in the early twentieth century. Prior to this development, smallExpand
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Influence of vegetation type on n-alkane composition and hydrogen isotope values from a high latitude ombrotrophic bog
Abstract The composition and hydrogen isotope values of leaf wax components can be powerful tools in reconstructing past climate and environments. However, interpretation of past environmentalExpand
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Iron Age boathouses in Arctic Norway viewed as multifunctional expressions of maritime cultural heritage
Boathouses have been in use in Norway for at least 2000 years and c. 850 structures pre-dating the 16th century have been recorded. The majority of boathouse remains (at least 500 structures) areExpand
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