"Hoabinhian" tools, the SEA early Holocene lithic assemblage (see H. R. van Heekeren 1972: Prehistory of Indonesia) Note: Southeast Asian archaeologists put the "Hoabinhian" in global and regional temporal frameworks by comparing with the Vietnamese and European chronologies. In trying to establish correlations with European archaeological phases, it was noted that artifacts thought to be characteristic of the Lower Paleolithic, "chopper-chopper tool
Bundle of two preparations of fiber made from Konga Tree bark. The bark has been washed, bleached, and shredded to form two types of fiber. The finer, softer, lighter swatch is made into the best quality grass skirts. The darker, coarser preparation is made into slightly less formal wear. The prepared fiber is of pliable texture and forms a coarse weave of almost honey comb-like shape.