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Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa

Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa

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Published by Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Western Samoa -- Upolu Island.,
  • Upolu Island (Western Samoa) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJesse D. Jennings ... [et al.] ; with an appendix by W.R. Dickinson.
    SeriesPacific anthropological records -- no. 25, Occasional paper - Utah Museum of Natural History ; no. 3
    ContributionsJennings, Jesse David, 1909-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 113 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21931162M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa. Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa Issue 3 of Occasional paper - Utah Museum of Natural History, Utah Museum of Natural History Issue 25 of Pacific anthropological records, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.

Dept. of Anthropology Issue 3 of Occasional paper, Utah Museum of Natural History Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa, Jesse David Jennings. coast of the island of Upolu, Western Samoa, in the Mulifanua District during a survey and testing program in are presented. There were four test excavations: one was at Vaiusu, one at Faleasi1 u,and two in the vicinity of Mt.

Olo. The tests include a sample excavation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jennings, Jesse David, Archaeological excavations in Western Samoa. Honolulu, Hawaii: Dept. of Anthropology, Bernice.

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The largest island Savaii has been called ‘Polynesia at its truest’ and offers an authentic look at the beauty and life of Polynesia. The second largest island is Upolu, which is the most populated capital Apia is located on its northern coast. Archaeology of Samoa began with the first systematic survey of archaeological remains on Savai'i island by Jack Golson in Since then, surveys and studies in the rest of Samoa have uncovered major findings of settlements, stone and earth mounds including star mounds, Lapita pottery remains and pre-historic artifacts.

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