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Published by Australian Museum in Sydney, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Polynesians -- Antiquities.,
  • Norfolk Island -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Atholl Anderson and Peter White.
SeriesRecords of the Australian Museum -- 27
ContributionsAnderson, Atholl., White, Peter.
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21152589M
ISBN 100734723059

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Exploratory excavations in Cemetery, Emily and Slaughter Bays in search of a prehistoric settlement site are outlined, along with small scale researches elsewhere on Norfolk Island and on adjacent islands. The archaeological excavations at the settlement site discovered in Emily Bay are described in detail and the taphonomy of the site discussed. In The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific, ed. Atholl Anderson and Peter White, pp. 1–9. Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement Sydney: Australian Museum. The primary aim of the Norfolk Island Prehistory Project (NIPP), which began in , was to determine the fact, extent and nature of pre-European. In The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific, ed. Atholl Anderson and Peter White, pp. – Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement   Archaeological research in the Auckland Islands, south of New Zealand, has disclosed earth ovens, middens and flaked stone tools dating to the thirteenth–fourteenth centuries AD. This is the first site of prehistoric settlement in the outlying islands of the Subantarctic.

The Archaeology of Niue Island, West Polynesia Pacific Archaeology: Documenting the p years: Papers from the (). Fishbone from the Emily Bay settlement site, Norfolk Island. In A. Anderson & P. White (Eds.), The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific . Norfolk Island (Norfuk: Norfuk Ailen) is a territory of is in the South Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand, and New was one of the first British settlements in the Pacific. Twice it was used as a penal from Pitcairn Island were moved to Norfolk Island. It is now a popular place for holidays. The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific. Canberra: Australian National Museum, Print. Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth, et al. “Genetic Variation in Archaeological Rattus ExulansRemains from the Emily Bay Settlement Site, Norfolk Island.” The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific. Book Title Oxford Companion to Archaeology Number of pages Publisher Oxford University Press Read more. The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific. AM Journal Article. Read more. Raman spectroscopy applied to understanding prehistoric obsidian trade in the Pacific Region. AM Publication. Read more. Balof.