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  1. Bananas Helped Ancient Lapita Culture Colonize Oceania

    ... studying the teeth of the ancient Lapita people of Oceania, have found evidence that they survived on bananas, ... studying the teeth of the ancient Lapita people of Oceania , have found evidence that they survived on bananas, ... the archipelago, which is part of what is known as Remote Oceania. Unusual Burial Practices of Lapita The Lapita are ...

    Ed Whelan - 21/01/2020 - 22:04

  2. The Cutting Truth about Circumcision: It Was All About Rites and Religion

    ... a Lot Circumcision has been practiced in parts of Africa, Oceania, Judaism, and Islam. The form of circumcision that ... warrior dance. (Emmuhl/ CC BY SA 3.0 ) Circumcision in Oceania Circumcision historically was not limited to only ... Middle East. A form of circumcision was also practiced in Oceania and Aboriginal Australia using sea shells as the ...

    Caleb Strom - 19/07/2018 - 18:52

  3. Where Did the Polynesians Really Come From?

    Oceania was the last region to be settled by humans and the last part of Oceania to be settled by humans was Polynesia. Polynesians ... from the Hawaiian Islands to Easter Island to New Zealand Oceania was the last region to be settled by humans and the ...

    Caleb Strom - 26/08/2020 - 23:49

  4. Pindai Caves, Once Home to the Lapita People and Extinct Species

    ... one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Oceania, the Pindai Caves.  New Caledonia, in the South ... one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Oceania, the Pindai Caves. These caves have provided ... played a very important role in their colonization of Oceania. They are regarded as the ancestors of the ...

    Ed Whelan - 21/02/2020 - 01:36

  5. More Than Metal: Amazing Historical Suits of Armor

    ... An example of such a type of armor comes from Kiribati in Oceania. This particular suit of armor, one of which is today ... http://web.prm.ox.ac.uk/weapons/index.php/tour-by-region/oceania/oceania/arms-and-armor-oceania-222/ Rothman, J., ...

    dhwty - 03/04/2017 - 18:57

  6. DNA Study Unravels Mystery Behind Origins of First Pacific Islanders

    ... stretches of open ocean into a region known as Remote Oceania. Now, DNA sequences are for the first time telling us ...

    ancient-origins - 05/10/2016 - 00:40

  7. Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today

    ... various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  Shell money is a form of currency that was used in ... various parts of the world, including Asia , Africa, and Oceania . This type of money makes use of a type of marine ... 20 th century. Shell money has also been widely used in Oceania and it is in this region that this currency has ...

    dhwty - 26/04/2019 - 13:58

  8. A Trove of New Denisovan Discoveries Revealed At A Recent Anthropological Conference

    ... eastern Eurasia, as well as in Australia, Melanesia, and Oceania, possess anything up to 3-5 percent ancestry deriving ... plateau) and the other in southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania, should perhaps be classed as quite separate archaic ... , and evidence also from the Ryukyus, Australia and Remote Oceania suggesting the presence of significant sailing ...

    Andrew Collins - 03/04/2019 - 22:53

  9. Nauru, The Tiny Nation with a Blackened Name

    ... and water is scarce. Nauru is regarded as being part of Oceania geographically. The capital and largest settlement is ... industry which attracted migrants from other parts of Oceania. In 1940 German warships attacked the island and its ... the mining. Bananas Helped Ancient Lapita Culture Colonize Oceania Tristan da Cunha: Only 269 People Remain on World's ...

    Ed Whelan - 06/04/2020 - 01:46

  10. Head on a Platter: The Ancient Practice of Headhunting

    ... head. ( Public Domain ) Relics of Headhunting in Asia and Oceania In South-east Asia, headhunting was also a practice ...

    MartiniF - 14/01/2019 - 17:23

  11. Where in the World are our Neanderthal and Denisovan Ancestors?

    ... to allow saturation of the high Denisova proportions in Oceania (bright red) and better visualization of the peak of ... Biology 2016 ) The results showed that individuals from Oceania possess the highest percentage of archaic ancestry ...

    ancient-origins - 31/03/2016 - 03:52

  12. 5 Pyramids of the Ancient World that You May Not Have Heard About

    ... but across the entire globe, including Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Americas.  The reason why so many ancient ... but across the entire globe, including Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Americas.  The reason why so many ancient ...

    aprilholloway - 07/10/2017 - 18:51

  13. The Last Speaker of Resigaro – Murder of a Language

    ... living in North and South America, Africa, Oceania, and parts of Asia.  Among the six to seven ... people living in North and South America, Africa, Oceania, and parts of Asia . They are also the most ...

    Caleb Strom - 01/04/2019 - 18:50

  14. Ancient Tattoos: Archaeologists find Blood and Pigments on 3,000-Year-Old Obsidian

    ... online titled The Art of Nature: Tattoo History of Western Oceania that includes a section on the Solomon Islands. Dr. Krutak says the islanders of Western Oceania began arriving around 2000 BC from Southeast Asia. ...

    Mark Miller - 08/07/2016 - 00:39

  15. Ancient Denisovan DNA discovered in modern Pacific Islanders

    ... human populations so far. They are all living in Oceania, thousands of miles away from that Siberian cave. "I ... genomic remnants of the extinct Denisovans recovered in Oceania populations." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily , 17 March ...

    ancient-origins - 21/03/2016 - 13:52

  16. Artificial Intelligence Has Identified Previously Undetected Hominid in the Human Family Tree

    ... the continents, except Africa, and with the Denisovans in Oceania and probably in South-East Asia, although the ... supports a third archaic introgression in Asia and Oceania. Nature Communications , 2019; 10 (1) DOI: ...

    ancient-origins - 18/01/2019 - 18:35

  17. Age of First Chief's Ancient Tomb Reveals Pacific Islanders Invented New Kind of Society

    ... a group of islands in the Caroline Archipelago of Oceania. Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City ... on other islands not in the Saudeleur Dynasty across Oceania. Burial Monument, Nan Madol (Pohnpei, Micronesia) by ...

    ancient-origins - 21/10/2016 - 03:44

  18. March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient

    ... to allow saturation of the high Denisova proportions in Oceania (bright red) and better visualization of the peak of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 11/07/2019 - 15:44

  19. Could Tuvalu’s History Stretch Back 8000 Years?

    ... flying. Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu, Polynesia, South Pacific, Oceania. ( Dmitry / Adobe Stock) As Tuvalu is remote, it can ...

    Ed Whelan - 11/03/2020 - 01:00

  20. The Far-Reaching Realms of Denisovan Ancestry Stretch to Iceland

    ... eastern, and southeastern Asia, as well as in Melanesia, Oceania, and Australia—have genes displaying anything ... of the Eurasian continent, or beyond that in Melanesia, Oceania, and Australia. Some Denisovan-modern human ...

    Andrew Collins - 25/04/2020 - 13:59

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