Gold and Megalithic Activity in Prehistoric and Recent West Borneo (Data Paper: no. 77)
By Harrisson, Tom and O'Connor, Stanley J.
Pp. xiv, 331, (14, list of publication from Cornell University Press); 59 full page plates (mostly black-and-white photos, some line-drawings and maps). Publisher’s original red wrappers, printed in black on the spine and front cover, 4to. This is Data Paper number 77, Southeast Asia Program. The contents include: chapter 1: The Santubong Complex; chapter 2: Sungei Jaong: Creek Backwater at Nowhere; chapter 3: Bongkisam: The Later Phase; chapter 4: Borneo in the World Gold Setting; chapter 5: Borneo's Gold Sources; chapter 6: Gold Appearances and Uses in the Delta; chapter 7: Excavated Gold; chapter 8: Gold Associations in the Ground at Jaong; chapter 9: Changes in Delta Goldsmithing (Jaong to Bongkisam); chapter 10: The Median Cut-Breach on Gold Leaf-Foil; chapter 11: Gedong and Jaong; chapter 12: Niah Caves and Jaong; chapter 13: The Iconographic Background of Jaong Suggested; chapter 14: Special Piece from Kongkisam; chapter 15: Other Major Gold Pieces from West Borneo: chapter 16: Comparisons Further Afield; chapter 17: Megalithic Cultures in Historical West Borneo; chapter 18: Batu Gambar and Sungei Jaong's Petroglyphic Boulders; chapter 19: The Jaong Pebble-Beds (and Gold Again); chapter 20: Touchstones; chapter 21: Stoneware Vessels and Pebble-Beds at Jaong; chapter 22: Other Jaong Pebble-Bed Associations; chapter 23: The Micro-Megalithic Idea; chapter 24: The Bongkisam Shrine in the Micro-Megalithic Mood; chapter 25: West Borneo's Megalithic in Southeast Asia; chapter 26: Micro-Megalithic Elements Elsewhere in Southeast Asia; chapter 27: The Dating of Gold (and Goldsmithing); chapter 28: The Megalithic Makers: Who, When?; chapter 29: Micro-Megalithic Significance; chapter 30: The Fear of Stone; 31: Other points. From the research library of archaeologist Douglas Osborne with his bold signature on the top corner of the front wrapper.
|Publisher||Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A bright and clean copy in near fine condition.|