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Title: Lapita Pottery and a Lower Sea Level in Western Samoa 
Author: Green, RC; Richards, Horace G
Date: 1975-10
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Green RC, Richards HG. 1975. Lapita pottery and a lower sea level in Western Samoa. Pac Sci 29(4): 309-315.
Abstract: Radiocarbon dates are presented supporting previous estimates of a
2800- to 3000-year B.P. age for a collection of Lapita pottery sherds recovered by
dredging a now-submerged coastal settlement on the island of Upolu in Western
Samoa. New data describing a much enlarged collection are discussed in relation to
previously reported materials, and the question of possible changes of sea level as
the mechanism for submergence is evaluated.
ISSN: 0030-8870
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1510

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