Cranio-morphometric and aDNA corroboration of the Austronesian dispersal model in ancient Island Southeast Asia: Support from Gua Harimau, Indonesia

@article{Matsumura2018CraniomorphometricAA,
  title={Cranio-morphometric and aDNA corroboration of the Austronesian dispersal model in ancient Island Southeast Asia: Support from Gua Harimau, Indonesia},
  author={H. Matsumura and K. Shinoda and Truman Shimanjuntak and Adhi Agus Oktaviana and Sofwan Noerwidi and Harry Octavianus Sofian and D. Prastiningtyas and L. C. Nguyen and Tsuneo Kakuda and Hideaki Kanzawa-Kiriyama and Noboru Adachi and H. Hung and Xuechun Fan and Xiujie Wu and Anna Willis and M. Oxenham},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2018},
  volume={13}
}
The Austronesian language is spread from Madagascar in the west, Island Southeast Asia (ISEA) in the east (e.g. the Philippines and Indonesian archipelagoes) and throughout the Pacific, as far east as Easter Island. While it seems clear that the remote ancestors of Austronesian speakers originated in Southern China, and migrated to Taiwan with the development of rice farming by c. 5500 BP and onto the northern Philippines by c. 4000 BP (the Austronesian Dispersal Hypothesis or ADH), we know… Expand
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