Tracing the movement of ancient Hawaiian adzes through the islands with non-destructive geochemical analysis
Dr. Peter R. Mills, Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i-Hilo
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Room 2009 Ruthven Museums Building Map
Professor Peter Mills will present an overview of his research involving non-destructive energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) to study production and exchange patterns involving ancient Hawaiian stone tools. The long-running project has helped define the role of a high-elevation adze quarry (the Mauna Kea Adze Quarry ~ 12,000 ft. asl), and other less well-known quarry sites in ancient Hawaiian economies, inter-island voyaging, and trade.
|Building:||Ruthven Museums Building|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Museum of Anthropological Archaeology|