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British Guiana Archaeology: A Return to the Original Interpretations

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 January 2017

Clifford Evans
Affiliation:
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Betty J. Meggers
Affiliation:
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Abstract

The reinterpretation of the Mabaruma phase, British Guiana, by Lathrap does not introduce new evidence that requires abandonment of the original estimate of about A.D. 500 for its introduction from the Orinoco delta.

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Copyright © The Society for American Archaeology 1964

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Cruxent, J. M. and Rouse, Irving 1958 An Archeological Chronology of Venezuela, Vol. 1. Social Science Monographs, Pan American Union, No. 6. Washington.Google Scholar
Evans, Clifford and Meggers, Betty J. 1960 Archeological Investigations in British Guiana. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 177. Washington.Google Scholar
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Lathrap, Donald W. 1964 An Alternative Seriation of the Mabaruma Phase, Northwestern British Guiana. American Antiquity, Vol. 29, No. 3, PP. 353–9. Salt Lake City.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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