Tanamu 1: A 5000 year sequence from Caution Bay

David, Bruno, Richards, Thomas, Mcniven, Ian, Aplin, Ken, Petchey, Fiona, Szabó, Katherine, Mialanes, Jerome, Rowe, Cassandra, Barker, Bryce, Connaughton, Sean P., Leavesley, Matthew, Mandui, Herman, and Jennings, Chris (2022) Tanamu 1: A 5000 year sequence from Caution Bay. In: David, Bruno, Szabó, Katherine, Leavesley, Matthew, McNiven, Ian J., Ash, Jeremy, and Richards, Thomas, (eds.) The Archaeology of Tanamu 1: A Pre-Lapita to Post-Lapita Site from Caution Bay, South Coast of Mainland Papua New Guinea. Caution Bay Studies in Archaeology, 2 . Archaeopress, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 13-54.

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Abstract

[Extract] Archaeological sites across Caution Bay often contain distinctive artefactual horizons of varying ages, making it possible to investigate cultural trends at a range of spatial and temporal scales over extended periods of time. Tanamu 1 is a site of particular interest because of its three distinct major occupation horizons that start with the pre-ceramic, followed by Lapita, and end with post-Lapita. The aim of this chapter is to report details of the site, focusing on its chronostratigraphy, so that its various cultural materials (reported in detail in Chapters 3–7) can be examined in context.

Item ID: 74833
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 9781803270890
Keywords: archaeomalacology; Lapita; Papua New Guinea
Copyright Information: © the individual authors and Archaeopress 2022. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, PO Box 1866, Mountain View, CA 94042, USA.
Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC)
Projects and Grants: ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CE170100015)
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2022 01:58
FoR Codes: 43 HISTORY, HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 4301 Archaeology > 430101 Archaeological science @ 50%
45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4513 Pacific Peoples culture, language and history > 451301 Archaeology of New Guinea and Pacific Islands (excl. New Zealand) @ 50%
SEO Codes: 13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1307 Understanding past societies > 130799 Understanding past societies not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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