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Human Origins Patrimony in Southeast Asia




Jane B. Carlos

University Research Associate

Research Interest:
Archaeobotany, Archaeological Reconnaissance

Area of Specialization:
Macrobotanical remains

Current Projects:



PhD in Archaeology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines


M.S. Archaeology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.          Thesis Title: Inferring SUbsistence Patterns at Ille Cave: The Macrobotanical Evidence.



Carlos, J., R. Escobin, M. Ramos, J. Conda, R. Cortez, Jr. & V. Paz. A Charred State: Documenting Gross & Anatomical Changes in Wood. Philippine Forest Products Journal Vol. 8. Los Baños: FPRDI.


Barton, H., V. Paz, J. Carlos. "Chap. 25: Plant Remains: Macroscopic & Microscopic Approaches to the Analysis of Food Remains at the Niah Caves". In Barker G, Gilbertson D & Reynolds T. (eds) Rainforest Foraging & Farming in Island Southeat Asia: The Archaeology & Environmental History of the Niah Caves, Sarawak, McDonald Institute Monographs.


Escobin, R.P., J.M. Conda, J. Carlos & M.J.R. Ceron. "Wood Identification and its Application to Archaeology". Philippine Forest Products Journal. Volume 5. Los Baños: FPRDI.


Pawlik, A., P. Piper, P. Faylona, S. Padilla, J. Carlos, A. Mijares, B. Vallejo, M. Reyes, N. Amano, T. Ingicco, & M. Porr. "Adaptation and foraging from the Terminal Pleistocene to the Early Holocene: Excavation at Bubog on Ilin Island, Philippines". Journal of Field Archaeology 39 (3): 230- 247.


Ochoa, J., V. Paz, H. Lewis, J. Carlos, E. Robles, N. Amano, M.R. Ferreras, M. Lara, B. Vallejo, Jr., G. Velarde, S.A. Villaluz, W. Ronquillo & W. Solheim II. "The archaeology and palaeobiological record of Pasimbahan-Magsanib Site, Palawan, Philippines". Philippine Science Letters 7:1 (22-36)


Barker, G., Hunt, C. and Carlos, A. J. B.. "Transitions to Farming in Island Southeast Asia: Archaeologial, Biomolecular and Palaeoecological Perspectives in Why Cultivate: Anthropological and Archaeological Approaches to Foraging-Farming Transitions in SE Asia." Edited by Graeme Barker & Moica Jonowski. McDonald Institute Monographs, pp. 59-71 UK: Cambridge University.


Neri, L. A. M., Robles, E., & Carlos, A. J. B. "The Archaeology of Initao, Misamis Oriental". University of San Carlos.


Neri, L. A. M., Paz, V. J., Ragrario, A., Robles, E., & Carlos, A. J. B. "The Archaeology of Coastal Area of Northern Mindanao, Philippines". Proceedings of the Society of Philippine Archaeologists. 6: 78-86.


Lewis, H., Paz, V. J., Lara, M., Barton, H., Piper, P., Ochoa, J., Vitales, T. J., Carlos, A. J. B., Neri, L. A. M., Hernandez, V., Higham, T., Stevenson, J., Robles, E., Padilla, R., Ragrario, R., Solheim, W., & Ronquillo, W. "Dating and Interpreting Terminal Pleistocene to mid Holocene Cave Occupation and an Early Cremation Burial from Palawan, Philippines". Antiquity 82 (132): 318-335.


Paz, V. J., & Carlos, A. J. B. "Eme, Callao and Dalan Serkot Caves: Analysis of Plant Macro-remains". in Mijares, A. S. B. Unearthing Prehistory: The Archaeology of Northeastern Luzon, Philippine Islands. BAR International Series 1613: Hadrian Books, Oxford, 130-134.


Neri, L. A. M., Paz, V. J., Cayron, J., Ragrario, A., Eusebio, M. S., Robles, E., & Carlos, A. J. B. "The Archaeology at Cagayan de Oro City." Hukay: Journal of the University of the Philippines Archaeological Studies Program. 7: 1-39.