The Emo site (OAC), Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea: Resolving long-standing questions of antiquity and implications for the history of the ancestral Hiri maritime trade

@inproceedings{David2010TheES,
  title={The Emo site (OAC), Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea: Resolving long-standing questions of antiquity and implications for the history of the ancestral Hiri maritime trade},
  author={Bruno David and J. Geneste and Ken P. Aplin and Jean-Jacques Delannoy and Nick Araho and Chris Clarkson and Kate Connell and Simon Haberle and Bryce Barker and L. Kevin Lamb and John Stanisic and Andrew Fairbairn and Robert Skelly and Cassandra Rowe},
  year={2010}
}
Since the 1970s the site of Emo (aka ‘Samoa', ‘OAC') in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea has been cited as one of the earliest-known ceramic sites from the southern Papuan lowlands. This site has long been seen as holding c.2000 year old evidence of post-Lapita long-distance maritime trade from (Austronesian-speaking) Motu homelands in the Central Province, where pottery was manufactured, to the (non-Austronesian) Gulf Province some 400km to the west where pottery was received and for… CONTINUE READING

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