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Ref ID: 25320
Ref Type: Book Section in a Series
Authors: Hasanuddin
Title: Prehistoric sites in Kabupaten Enrekang, South Sulawesi
Date: 2018
Source: The Archaeology of Sulawesi
Place of Publication: Acton, ACT, Australia
Publisher: Australia National University Press
DOI: 10.22459/TA48.11.2018.11
Abstract: Research on the prehistory of Enrekang, South Sulawesi, was conducted to find evidence of early human occupation in the region from the artefactual evidence preserved at various sites. A series of surveys was undertaken in sites at Mendatte, Buntu Banua and Buttu Batu, where there are traces of prehistoric habitation such as earthenware sherds, flaked stone artefacts, grindstones, hammerstones, barkcloth beaters and metal fragments. Test pits were excavated in the Buttu Batu rockshelter and revealed a basal habitation deposit that lacked earthenware pottery and an upper layer with abundant earthenware pottery. These results indicate a variety of activities suggestive of long-term settlement in the region from prior to the Neolithic and continuing to the Metal Age.
Date Created: 11/27/2018
Editors: O'Connor, Sue
Bulbeck, David
Meyer, Juliet
Volume: 48
Page Start: 171
Page End: 189
Series Editor: O'Connor, Sue
Series Title: Terra Australis