H 276 x W 203 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (91 plates in colour)
Published Aug 2017
At the Unai Bapot Site of the Mariana Islands, new excavation has clarified the oldest known instance of a residential habitation prior to 1500 B.C. in the Remote Pacific, previously difficult to document in deeply buried layers that originally had comprised near-tidal to shallow subtidal zones.
Chapter 1 Unai Bapot and Earliest Remote Oceanic Settlement; Chapter 2 Project Context and Questions; Chapter 3 Investigative Procedures; Chapter 4 New Findings: Stratigraphy and Dating; Chapter 5 New Findings: Overall Archaeological Contents; Chapter 6 New Findings: Traces of Structural Features; Chapter 7 New Findings: Pottery Artefacts; Chapter 8 New Findings: Non-Pottery Artefacts; Chapter 9 New Findings: Midden of Animal Food Remains; Chapter 10 Answering the Initial Research Questions; Chapter 11 Larger Research Implications; References