The Pottery Trail From Southeast Asia to Remote Oceania

  title={The Pottery Trail From Southeast Asia to Remote Oceania},
  author={Mike T. Carson and Hsiao-chun Hung and Glenn R. Summerhayes and Peter Bellwood},
  journal={The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology},
  pages={17 - 36}
ABSTRACT A set of unique circumstances created a durable archaeological record of ancient human migration from Southeast Asia to Remote Oceania, useful as a global model of population dispersals. Finely made pottery with a very specific decorative signature is found in multiple locations in the Philippines and western Oceania, constituting a shared cultural trait that can be traced, both geographically and chronologically, to a specific homeland. Especially important for human migration models… Expand
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