Abstract

Type X is a distinctive post-Lapita pottery on Huon Peninsula and its adjacent islands in Papua New Guinea, for which Lilley originally proposed a time span from about 1600 to 850/550 cal. bp. The paper reviews this chronology in the light of new dates and the original data, and proposes that the duration of Type X should be shortened to about 1000–500 cal. bp. This revised chronology possibly lengthens the post-Lapita aceramic period on Huon Peninsula, and has implications for the history of trading across Vitiaz Strait.

 
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Short Form
Lilley and Specht, 2007, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus., online 20: 217–226
Author
Ian Lilley; Jim Specht
Year
2007
Title
Archaeological Studies of the Middle and Late Holocene, Papua New Guinea. Part VI. Revised dating of Type X pottery, Morobe Province
Serial Title
Technical Reports of the Australian Museum (online)
Volume
20
Start Page
217
End Page
226
DOI
10.3853/j.1835-4211.20.2007.1478
Language
English
Date Published
12 December 2007
Cover Date
12 December 2007
ISSN
1835-4211
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ANTHROPOLOGY; ARCHAEOLOGY; NEW GUINEA
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12 December 2007
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12 December 2007
Reference Number
1478
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