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  1. Lapita and Western Pacific Settlement: Progress, prospects and persistent problems (PDF, 282KB)

Lapita Dispersal and Archaeological Signatures

  1. The Origins of Early Lapita Culture: The testimony of historical linguistics (PDF, 566KB)
  2. Small islands in the big picture: the formative period of Lapita in the Bismarck Archipelago (PDF, 381KB)
  3. Lapita all over: Land-use on the Willaumez Peninsula, Papua New Guinea (PDF, 1.3MB)
  4. Lapita Writ Small? Revisiting the Austronesian Colonisation of the Papuan South Coast (PDF, 603KB)
  5. Leap-frogging or Limping? Recent evidence from the Lapita Littoral Fringe, New Georgia, Solomon Islands (PDF, 821KB)
  6. Sample Size and the Reef/Santa Cruz Lapita Sequence (PDF, 279KB)
  7. Makué (Aore Island, Santo, Vanuatu): A new Lapita site in the ambit of New Britain obsidian distribution (PDF, 617KB)
  8. Echoes from a distance: Research into the Lapita occupation of the Rove Peninsula, Southwest Viti Levu, Fiji (PDF, 1.2MB)
  9. Paleoenvironment of Lapita sites on Fanga ‘Uta Lagoon, Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga (PDF, 469KB)
  10. In Search of Lapita and Polynesian Plainware Settlements in Vava’u, Kingdom of Tonga (PDF, 285KB)
  11. Can We Dig It? Archaeology of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga: A first look from Falevai (PDF, 336KB)

Lapita Ceramics

  1. The implements of Lapita ceramic stamped ornamentation (PDF, 619KB)
  2. The excavation, conservation and reconstruction of Lapita burial pots from the Teouma site, Efate, Central Vanuatu (PDF, 2.2MB)
  3. Detailed analysis of Lapita Face Motifs: Case studies from the Reef/Santa Cruz sites and New Caledonia Lapita Site 13A (PDF, 1.6MB)
  4. Looking at the big motifs: A typology of the central band decorations of the Lapita ceramic tradition of New Caledonia (Southern Melanesia) and preliminary regional comparisons (PDF, 1.4MB)
  5. Specialisation, standardisation and Lapita ceramics (PDF, 304KB)