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Ref ID: 26787
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: O'Connor, Sue
Veth, Peter
Title: Early Holocene shell fish hooks from Lene Hara Cave, East Timor establish complex fishing technology was in use in island Southeast Asia five thousand years before Austronesian settlement
Date: 2005
Source: Antiquity
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X0011405X
Abstract: Discovery of a well-stratified fish hook from a cave sequence on East Timor shows a fishing technology developed at least 5000 years before the Austronesian expansion through Island South East Asia and into the Pacific. The fish hook is fashioned from shell and has been radiocarbon dated to 9741 ± 60 b.p.
Date Created: 4/18/2018
Volume: 79
Number: 304
Page Start: 249
Page End: 256