Anth 2050-test 3

Anth 2050-test 3 - Anthropology 2050 Test 3 Notes 10/26/09...

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Anthropology 2050 Test 3 Notes 10/26/09 Auebury Wiltshirt (32km north of Stonehend) First documented in 1720s Excavated by several people in 19 th /20 th centurty Became world heritage site in 1986 o Small site Older than stonehenge: complete by 2000 BC Surrounded by massive ditch (421m in diameter) Outer stone circle (98 sarsen blocks) Two inner rings Avenues giving access to inside of a ditch area o Stone excavated in 1930s found under stone—skeleton of man 40 tones= 12 Hummers o coins from 1930s, scissors (tools of barber/surgeon) o choose for international shape moved and put in place contrary to Stonehenge: stone blocks were unworked division between short and bulky vs. tall and slender
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Anthropology 2050 Test 3 Notes connection with contemporary site (ritual site) (e.g., W. Kennet long Borrow) The First Polynesians --last place on earth to be settled; by farmers, which led to keeping of environment (small islands) outline: overview of ocenia orgins of Polynesians lapita culture complex ancient Polynesian seafarming technique easter islands ---many of the islands were unwelcoming; not offering much (resources, etc.) ocenia few land Micronesia (small, micro islands) Meiagnesia (darker islands) meia=dark Polynesia (are where there are many islands) poly=many Oceania of Bismark archipelago remains unsettled Poor environmental conditions
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Anthropology 2050 Test 3 Notes Limited seafarming capacities Polynesia Triangle that connects Hawaii, New Zealand, Easter Islands, Samao, Fiji, Tahiti Polynesia from Greek means “land of many islands” Early explorations o James cook expedition (1768-1779) 3 vogages, famous, successful o Killed by Hawaiians o Great fascination with Polynesia (i.e., collectors, anthropologists) Material culture Who are the Polynesians? Austronesian people Present in oceania and SE asia Subgroups: Malay, Formosan, Micronesian, Melanesian, Polynesian 57% of alope in east-west axis origins in SE asia (Malaysia—several migration waves) root crops (yams, taro), tree crops (breadfruit, coconut), sugar cane animals brought over: pigs, dogs, and chicken o relied on trade **first Polynesians were famers o introduced many other crops the lapita culture complex
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Anthropology 2050 Test 3 Notes ca. 1350-750 BC colonization of 5000 KM in 600 years coastal adaptation: beach side sites diagnostic stamped pottery o crude form of ceramics) distribution and impact of lapita spread o humans and domesticates led to extinction of several indigenous animals o ----lapita developed doubled-hulled canoes faster, allowed to mainly back pack many people OR food; sail, paddle, wind (trade wind)= clear intention of finding more 500 people, more stable than single hulled canoe out ridge canoe easier to maneuver than double-hulled canoe quick turns journey up to 20 days possible (150-250 km/day)
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