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Early and Middle Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Occupations in Western Amazonia: The Hidden Shell Middens

Figure 1

Geographic location of the three forest islands investigated (SM1, SM2 and SM3).

a) Bolivian lowlands; b) the Llanos de Moxos; c) Panorama of SM1 (Isla del Tesoro) and surrounding savannah (view towards the SW); d) Digital Elevation Model of SM1 with the location of the 1×1 m test excavation (blue box) and some of the cores (white points) shown in Fig. 3.

Figure 1