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19 July 2021 | dataset

Prehistoric stone artefacts from Enga and the implication of links between the highlands, lowlands and islands for early agriculture in Papua New Guinea

Two of the unanswered questions of Papua New Guinea prehistory are: (1) whether agriculture was present
in the mid-Holocene not only in the highlands but also in the lowlands and Bismarck Archipelago and (2)whether the presence of agriculture might have been influenced by interaction between these regions. This paper addresses these questions through an analysis of prehistoric stone mortars, pestles and figures, which hold information on both style and function.

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Prehistory stone artefacts and agriculture

Two of the unanswered questions of Papua New…

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock
Modified 11 February 2022
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 4b45714f-cb8e-4a58-a120-b6bb7a75ea0b
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Papua New Guinea
Relevant Countries Papua New Guinea
License Public
[Open Data]