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Researchers Find Evidence of Early Contact Between First Settlers of Rapa Nui and South American Natives

A recent study analyzed the starch residues found on obsidian tools from the oldest strata at the Anakena site in Rapa Nui (Easter Island), dated between 1000 and 1300 AD. The results provide interesting evidence about the diet and crops of the island’s early inhabitants, as well as evidence of contact between South American natives […]