Oceania’s seafaring ancients make journey to Paris

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Nov
13

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Lapita, Ancêtres Océaniens. Affiche de l’exposition Lapita au Musée Branly, Paris.Photo source: ©© Eric Fortin

By Emma Charlton, AFP

Ancient seafarers who launched one of the world’s swiftest migrations, settling the virgin islands of remote Oceania 3,000 years ago, have brought their story to Paris for an unprecedented new exhibit. The Lapita, as the ancient Oceanic people are known, were all-but-unheard of just a few decades ago…

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Musée du Quai Branly

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