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Hartfield (1987) notes that all of these species have been found in prehistoric shell middens in the Delta.
Increased climatic variability after 4000 BP coincides with increasing numbers of shell mounds, earth mounds and shell middens recorded for this time period, along with continued occupation of rock-shelters (Appendix).
This inference was based on the presence of dense shell midden and the absence of typical crop-harvesting tools (e.
This interpretation was challenged, and both the anthropogenic origin of the shell midden and the age of the Stone Age graves were questioned (Grewingk 1876, 1877).
Meehan, Betty 1982 Shell Bed to Shell Midden, AIATSIS, Canberra.
Eleven were obtained by Bourke (2000) from three shell middens also a decade ago, and more recently on one midden and three shell scatters (Bourke 2005a).
Shell midden sites in Guangxi and northern Vietnam: Dingsishan & Da But (7000-3000 BC) (Zones H & I in Figure 2)
Meehan, B 1982, Shell bed to shell midden, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra.
The latter is a shell midden with abundant land and marine faunal remains, along with large quantities of fish bones and fishing net weights made of stone (Massone & Torres 2004).
Deflation affected primarily the area with lithics, while the area with the small shell middens remained stratigraphically intact.
Permanent sites emerged along the desert coast around 6000 cal BP, as indicated by shell middens that in many cases were in use right up to the inland ceramic period (Bird 1943; Boisset et al.