IDENTIFIKASI RANGKA MANUSIA SITUS GUA BALANG METTI,
KABUPATEN BONE, SULAWESI SELATAN

IDENTIFIKASI RANGKA MANUSIA SITUS GUA BALANG METTI, KABUPATEN BONE, SULAWESI SELATAN

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Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Archaeology, Social Sciences, Sociology, History
  • Publisher's keywords: Balang Metti Cave, human skeleton, cave culture
  • Language of fulltext: indonesian
  • Full-text formats available: PDF
  • Time From Submission to Publication: 8

AUTHORS

    Fakhri nln

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ABSTRACT

Balang Metti cave is one of the prehistoric sites that found in the Pattuku Prehistoric Culture Area, Bone Regency. This site has a good potential for archaeological remains, given the discovery of a human skeleton in a very fragile condition. This research was coducted in order to determine the type of Balang Metti man. The method used excavation and analysis of human skeletal bones to identify parts of the order for a description of the type of human being dwellers in Balang Metti cave. The results showed that the human skeleton of the Balang Metti cave site was from mongoloid with Austronesian-speaking cultures less than 3000 years ago. This research has give early contribution in searching and tracking human of cave culture that until now has never been found in Sulawesi.

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