Category: Australasia

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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Cutting-edge computer technology has shed new light on one of the enigmatic Easter Island statues,…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Polynesia was among the last places to be settled by humans, with the Lapita people…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Within hours of stepping ashore, the 19th-century missionaries were dead, their bodies cut up and…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Half of Australia’s rock art could disappear in the next 50 years, according to the…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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I clearly remember the day in October 1957, when news swept through the Institute of…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Australian academics and members of the Aboriginal community working together to record and protect rock…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Fieldwork led by researchers at University College London (UCL) and the University of Manchester has…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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What is being claimed as 'the world's southernmost site of early human life', a 40,000-year-old…

Current World Archaeology 10 years ago
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Though huge distances separate the islands of Fiji from the nearest continents, the Lapita people…

Current World Archaeology 10 years ago
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Scott M Fitzpatrick takes us to one of the oldest-known cemeteries from the Pacific, at…

Current World Archaeology 11 years ago
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Will isotope analysis reveal the origins of skeletons found in the earliest known cemetery in…

Current World Archaeology 12 years ago
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What is taboo? The current exhibition at the British Museum reveals all by looking at…