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Kabakaburi and Wyva Creek Shell Mounds (Northwest Guyana)
Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology (2014)
  • Mark G. Plew, Boise State University
As defined by Rouse (1962), the Caribbean culture area includes portions of eastern and central Venezuela, the West Indies, the Guyana coastal plains, and portions of western Suriname. The Archaic littoral adaptations documented in the area are of considerable interest (Boomert 2000). Excavations at the Kabakaburi and Wyva Creek shell mounds provide further insights into the littoral tradition in general and Banwari origins and affiliations in particular.
Publication Date
Basil A. Reid and R. Grant Gilmore III
University Press of Florida
Citation Information
Mark G. Plew. "Kabakaburi and Wyva Creek Shell Mounds (Northwest Guyana)" GainesvilleEncyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology (2014) p. 208 - 209
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