Cultural chronology in Mangareva (Gambier Islands), French Polynesia: Evidence from recent radiocarbon dating

Anderson, Atholl, Conte, Eric, Kirch, Patrick V. and Weisler, Marshall I. (2003) Cultural chronology in Mangareva (Gambier Islands), French Polynesia: Evidence from recent radiocarbon dating. Journal of The Polynesian Society, 112 2: 119-140.

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Author Anderson, Atholl
Conte, Eric
Kirch, Patrick V.
Weisler, Marshall I.
Title Cultural chronology in Mangareva (Gambier Islands), French Polynesia: Evidence from recent radiocarbon dating
Journal name Journal of The Polynesian Society   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0032-4000
Publication date 2003-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 112
Issue 2
Start page 119
End page 140
Total pages 22
Place of publication Auckland, New Zeland
Publisher Polynesian Society
Language eng
Subject 210106 Archaeology of New Guinea and Pacific Islands (excl. New Zealand)
21 History and Archaeology
Formatted abstract A new archaeological research led to the analysis of a suite of 18 radiocarbon dates from nine different sites or localities, yielding important new empirical information on Mangareva cultural chronology. Information on these new dates and their stratigraphic and cultural contexts is provided and a brief discussion of their significance for Eastern Polynesian prehistory is presented.
Keyword Anthropology
Prehistory
Gambier Islands (French Polynesia) -- Antiquities.
Ethnology -- French Polynesia -- Gambier Islands
Polynesia -- Antiquities
Radiocarbon dating
Antiquities, Prehistoric
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Zealand
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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