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Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak / edited by Graeme Barker and Lucy Farr ; with contributions from Graeme Barker [and 47 others].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Cambridge, UK : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, [2016]
  • Oxford, UK ; Oakville, CT : Distributed by Oxbow Books
  • ©2016
Description:
xxx, 562 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Series:
  • McDonald Institute monographs. [More in this series]
  • Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak ; v. 2. [More in this series]
  • McDonald Institute monographs, 1363-1349
  • The archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak ; volume 2
Notes:
Sarawak Museums' logo on title page.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-550) and index.
Contents:
  • Part I. Introduction. Chapter 1. The Niah Caves Project : the archaeological context in 2000 / Graeme Barker and Tim Reynolds ; Chapter 2. The Niah Caves and their present-day landscape / David Gilbertson and Graeme Barker -- Part II. Field studies. Chapter 3. The NCP excavations in the West Mouth / Tim Reynolds, Lindsay Lloyd-Smith, Lucy Farr and Graeme Barker ; Chapter 4. The NCP excavations in Lobang Hangus, Lobang Tulang, Gan Kira and Kain Hitam / Philip Piper, Helen Lewis, Tim Reynolds, Sue McLaren, Ryan Rabett, Franca Cole, Katherine Szabó, Lucy Farr and Graeme Barker ; Chapter 5. The sedimentology of the West Mouth lithofacies / Mark Stephens, Chris Hunt, James Rose, David Gilbertson, Sue McLaren, John Grattan, Garry Rushworth and Alan Dykes ; Chapter 6. Soil micromorphological study of cultural sediments in the Niah Caves / Helen Lewis -- Part III. Environment. Chapter 7. The changing landscape of Sundaland : the geography of coastal northern Borneo from the Last Glacial Maximum to the present / David Gilbertson, Sue McLaren, Mark Stephens, Chris Hunt, James Rose, John Grattan, Michael Bird, Helen Lewis and Richard Mani Banda ; Chapter 8. Palynology, phytoliths, diatoms and wood in the West Mouth : stratigraphic and taphonomic studies of late Quaternary vegetation history / Chris Hunt, Lisa Kealhofer, Rathnasiri Premathilake, Garry Rushworth, David Gilbertson, Samantha Jones and Gill Thompson ; Chapter 9. Stable isotope analysis of shells from the West Mouth : palaeoenvironments, seasonality, and harvesting / Mark Stephens, James Rose, David Matey and David Gilbertson ; Chapter 10. The atmospheric environment of the West Mouth and its human, geomorphic and archaeological implications / Brian Pyatt, Gavin Gillmore, John Grattan, Matthew Ivers, David Gilbertson and Paul Phillips ; Chapter 11. Modern invertebrate populations in the West Mouth / Chris Terrell-Nield and Brian Pyatt -- Part IV. Dating. Chapter 12. Radiocarbon dating / Tom Higham, Lindsay Lloyd-Smith, Huw Barton, Fiona Brock and Chris Turney ; Chapter 13. Uranium-series dating of the Niah 'deep skull' / Alistair Pike ; Chapter 14. Optical dating of sediments from the West Mouth / Mark Stephens, Richard Roberts and Olav Lian ; Chapter 15. Amino-acid racemization analysis of shells from the West Mouth / Mark Stephens and Colin Murray-Wallace -- Part V. Material culture. Chapter 16. Lithic technologies : the West Mouth and Lobang Hangus assemblages / Tim Reynolds ; Chapter 17. Functional analysis of stone tools from the West Mouth / Huw Barton ; Chapter 18. Bone and tusk tools from the West Mouth and Lobang Hangus / Ryan Rabett ; Chapter 19. Worked shell from the Niah Caves / Katherine Szabó ; Chapter 20. Earthenware ceramics, chronology and use at Niah c. 2800-500 BP (c. 800 BC-AD 1500) / Franca Cole ; Chapter 21. Archaeological textiles from the Niah Caves / Judith Cameron ; Chapter 22. Archaeological 'dammar' resins from the West Mouth / Fiona Bradshaw, Ben Stern and Gill Thompson -- Part VI. Bioarchaeology. Chapter 23. Reclassifying the later prehistoric burials in the West Mouth / Lindsay Lloyd-Smith ; Chapter 24. The physical anthropology of the West Mouth human burials / Jessica Manser ; Chapter 25. Vertebrate fauna from the Niah Caves / Philip Piper and Ryan Rabett ; Chapter 26. Bird and bat bones from the West Mouth : taphonomic assessment / Christopher Stimpson ; Chapter 27. Plant food remains from the Niah Caves : macroscopic and microscopic approaches / Huw Barton, Victor Paz and Anna Jane Carlos ; Chapter 28. Molluscan remains from the Niah Caves : methods and approaches / Katherine Szabó -- Part VII. Retrospect. Chapter 29. The Niah Caves, rainforest histories and world heritage / Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson and Tim Reynolds -- Appendix. Radiocarbon dates for the Niah Caves and associated palynological sites / Lindsay Lloyd-Smith.
  • Supplementary materials on accompanying CD. Chapter 3. Description of the NCP field seasons / Tim Reynolds, Lindsay Lloyd-Smith and Graeme Barker -- Chapter 4. Kain Hitam : the painted cave / Barbara Harrisson -- Chapter 5. 1. Descriptions of exposures in the northern part of the West Mouth / Sue McLaren, Mark Stephens, David Gilbertson, Chris Hunt, Michael Bird and Richard Mani Banda ; Chapter 5. 2. Geotechnical studies of lithofacies 3 / Alan Dykes -- Chapter 6. Detailed descriptions of the thin sections / Helen Lewis -- Chapter 8. The pollen, palynofacies, phytolith and wood assemblages from the West Mouth / Chris Hunt, Lisa Kealhofer, Rathnasiri Premathilake, Garry Rushworth, David Gilbertson, Samantha Jones and Gill Thompson -- Chapter 9. Stable isotope analysis of shells from the West Mouth : laboratory procedures / Mark Stephens, James Rose, David Mattey and David Gilbertson -- Chapter 14. Optical dating of sediments from the West Mouth : methods / Mark Stephens, Richard Roberts and Olav Lian -- Chapter 16. The lithic assemblages : the Harrisson West Mouth catalogues, the NCP methodology and the NCP West Mouth and Lobang Hangus catalogues / Tim Reynolds -- Chapter 18. The classification methodology used for the bone and tusk tools from the West Mouth and Lobang Hangus / Ryan Rabett -- Chapter 21. Methodologies of textile analysis and Borneo textile ethnobotany / Judith Cameron -- Chapter 22. Archaeological 'dammar' resins from the West Mouth : methodologies / Fiona Bradshaw, Ben Stern and Gill Thompson -- Chapter 23. Catalogues of the later prehistoric burials in the West Mouth / Lindsay Lloyd-Smith -- Chapter 25. Vertebrate fauna : methodologies, butchery marks, and biometric data / Philip Piper and Ryan Rabett -- Chapter 26. Catalogue of epigean bird bones from the West Mouth and Lobang Hangus / Christopher Stimpson -- Chapter 27. Plant food remains from the West Mouth : analytical protocols and identification / Huw Barton, Victor Paz and Anna-Jane Carlos.
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ISBN:
  • 1902937600
  • 9781902937601
OCLC:
867903999
Other standard number:
  • 99970105579
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N - O