Rock Art, Burials, and Habitations: Caves in East Kalimantan

  title={Rock Art, Burials, and Habitations: Caves in East Kalimantan},
  author={Jean-Michel Chazine},
  journal={Asian Perspectives},
  pages={219 - 230}
  • Jean-Michel Chazine
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Asian Perspectives
  • This paper presents a brief summary of a program of study of the archaeology of caves and rock shelters in East Kalimantan, especially the results of recent fieldwork along the Marang River. The caves and rock shelters cluster into three groups in terms of their elevations in the karstic landscape and their archaeological remains. The highest and most inaccessible caves are the locations of rock paintings. Caves at middle locations have produced evidence for funerary activity. Large, dry rock… CONTINUE READING

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