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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Allsworth-Jones, Philip; Lalor, Gerald C.; Lechler, G.; Mitchell, Simon F.; Rodriques, E.; Vutchkov, Mitko K.
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Department of History
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The taino settlement of the Kingston area
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Proceedings of the 18th international congress for Caribbean archaeology
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Point Pitre, Guadeloupe
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IACA
Date of Publication
2001
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115-127
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Abstract
There are 18 major open-air Taino sites known in the Kingston area, four of which have been excavated, and five other sites also attributed to the Taino. A general survey of these sites is presented here, together with the results of two pilot studies: an examination of the molluscs recovered from Chancery Hall in 1998, and neutron activation analysis of pottery samples from six of the sites. The results are discussed and the possibilities for future work in the area are assessed.....
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