The scale of the phenomena as well as the timing of disruptions is open to archaeological analysis. It is to the archaeological assessment of these ideas that I next turn.


 
 

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ZULU
incr. incr. incr. incr. incr. decr. LL to cave cave to DC incr. incr.
SWAZI same incr. incr. same incr. decr. LL to vex cave to DC none same incr.
ET incr. decr. same decr. decr. incr. LL to LL DC to DC decr. decr.
WT incr. decr. same same incr. decr. LL to vex cave to cave none same same
FS incr. decr. incr. decr. decr. decr. vex to vex cave to vex none same decr.
SEA incr. incr. incr. decr. incr. decr. vex to vex cave to LL incr. decr.