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Measurements of Polynesian adzes

Roger Curtis Green

Measurements of Polynesian adzes

some comparative results from Samoa and New Zealand

by Roger Curtis Green

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Published by [s.n.] in Auckland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adzes.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Polynesia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.C. Green and A.Y. Dessaint.
    SeriesOceanic prehistory records -- no. 5
    ContributionsDessaint, Alain Y.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination22 p., [17] p. of plates
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20231121M

      Analysis by Kayser et al. () discovered that only 21% of the Polynesian autosomal gene pool is of Australo-Melanesian origin, with the rest (79%) being of Austronesian origin. Another study by Friedlaender et al. () also confirmed that Polynesians are closer genetically to Micronesians, Taiwanese Aborigines, and Islander Southeast Asians, than to Papuans. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Polynesian tattoos can generally be split into two categories: Etua – using magical symbols for designs of spiritual and religious significance, aiming to mark protection from the gods Enata – using natural elements and symbols to signify the bearer’s status, tribe or island of origin, occupation, life history, and so on. Polynesian natives chop down a tree for a canoe. (Courtesy of Herb Kane.) While Thor Heyerdahl's theory of American origins found little acceptance in scholarly circles, Andrew Sharp's theory of.

    Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Maori and Polynesian, Their Origin, History, and Culture; Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Culture-Historical Aspects of the Malayo-Polynesian Settlement in . Polynesian peoples organized themselves into distinct social classes. The classes were clearly defined in terms of rights, duties, behavior, and lifestyle. Polynesian social rankings were based on kin groups. Lineages were ranked according to their relation to the society’s distant ancestors, who were believed to be linked to the gods.


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(shelved 1 time as polynesian-literature) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Using a code in the manner of Gardin for metal tools, 4 we adopted it to Polynesian stone adzes and used it to record the various features exhibited by these adzes without regard to their importance or hierarchical classification.

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