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The Long-Term History of Teti'aroa (Society Islands, French Polynesia): new archaeological and ethnohistorical investigations

Molle, Guillaume; Hermann, Aymeric; Lagarde, Louis; Stoll, Benoit


Teti'aroa is the only atoll in the Windward group of the Society Islands, French Polynesia. It has been described in the ethnohistorical record as a secondary place of residence for the Tahitian royal family of Pare in the 18th Century. However, Teti'aroa's history beyond this remains relatively unknown as the atoll is archaeologically understudied. Here we report the preliminary results of a project, started in 2015, which aims at documenting the long-term occupation of Teti'aroa. We present...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-12-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific Archaeology
Access Rights: Open Access


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