Lapita Timeline - 0800 BCE Efate Island (Vanuatu) Cemetery...

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3500 BCE 3000 BCE 2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 0500 BCE 0001 CE 0501 CE 1001 CE 1501 CE Oposisi pottery and tool traditions along the Central Province coast show affinities to Lapita sites 0001 CE - 1200 CE Distinctive Lapita artifacts disappear from the archaeological record (Lapita possibly absorbed into surrounding populations) 0001 CE - 0100 CE Lapita pottery becomes increasingly plain 0500 BCE Late Lapita Pottery (Possible) Bismarck Archipelago 0705 BCE - 0250 BCE Lapita Pottery Western Polynesia
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Unformatted text preview: 0800 BCE Efate Island (Vanuatu) Cemetery 1000 BCE Lapita settlers in Samoa 1000 BCE Lapita settlers in Tonga 1200 BCE Lapita settlers established in Fiji 1300 BCE Classic Lapita Pottery Bismark Archipelago 1350 BCE - 0750 BCE Lapita settled on Malo Island, Vanuatu (3km off south coast of Espiritu Santo Island) 1400 BCE Lapita culture expands rapidly through Island Melanesia 1500 BCE Advent of Austronesian-speaking Lapita People 3500 BCE - 3500 BCE...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2008 for the course ANTH 210 taught by Professor Koetje during the Spring '08 term at Western Washington.

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