Reconsidering Precolumbian Human Colonization in the Galápagos Islands, Republic of Ecuador

@article{Anderson2016ReconsideringPH,
  title={Reconsidering Precolumbian Human Colonization in the Gal{\'a}pagos Islands, Republic of Ecuador},
  author={Atholl Anderson and Karen Elizabeth Stothert and Helene Martinsson-Wallin and Paul Wallin and Iona Flett and Simon Graeme Haberle and Henk Heijnis and Edward Rhodes},
  journal={Latin American Antiquity},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={169 - 183}
}
Fifty years ago, Heyerdahl and Skjølsvold (1956, 1990) collected material from five archaeological sites in the Galápagos Islands. They retained earthenwares of possible precolumbian origin and discarded ceramic, metal, and glass artifacts postdating the arrival of the Spanish in A.D. 1535. Consequently, they argued that each site was formed as the results of a series of discard events from unrelated short-term occupations extending from the precolumbian to the historical era, and that the… 

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