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Authors: Allen, Jim
Title: The first decade in New Guinea archaeology
Date: 1972
Source: Antiquity
Abstract: Immediately to the north of Australia, the island of New Guinea forms the largest single land mass in the cultural area known as Extract: Melanesia (FIG. I). Politically the island is divided
to the west is the Indonesian state of West Irian, to the east is the Territory of Papua and New Guinea, at present administered by the Australian Government. While such political boundaries are disregarded as a matter of course in attempting to reconstruct the prehistory of the area, the development of archaeological research reflects, and has been impeded by, this artificial division.
Date Created: 4/18/2018
Volume: 46
Number: 183
Page Start: 180
Page End: 190