Category: Australia & Oceania

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Is this the Sistine Chapel of Pre-historic art?

Is this the Sistine Chapel of Pre-historic art?

Of all the constructions, engravings, paintings and Original sites we have seen, none were more remote or difficult to reach, or ever return to, than [...]
Mysterious 10,000 Year-Old Underwater Ruins in Japan

Mysterious 10,000 Year-Old Underwater Ruins in Japan

On the southern coast of Yonaguni, Japan, lie submerged ruins estimated to be around 10,000 years old. The origin of the site is hotly debated - many [...]
The Resurrection of Australia’s Stonehenge

The Resurrection of Australia’s Stonehenge

According to Frederic Slater, who was the President of the Australian Archaeological and Education Research Society, an Original stone arrangement he [...]
Australia’s Stonehenge Resurrected Part 2: Original Elders and Custodians on Site

Australia’s Stonehenge Resurrected Part 2: Original Elders and Custodians on Site

This Original complex of “terraces, mounds and stone arrangements,” according to the President of the Australian Archaeological Research and Education [...]
Another Block in the Wall

Another Block in the Wall

We have been, and returned, to many sites that have been ruthlessly vandalised. Too easy to find or well known, the wanton disregard of Original engra [...]
The Megalithic Gate of Ha-amonga a Maui

The Megalithic Gate of Ha-amonga a Maui

Scattered over 700,000 square kilometres in the southern Pacific Ocean are the Tonga islands. On one of the 176 islands that make up Tonga, there stan [...]
Australia Day or Invasion Day?

Australia Day or Invasion Day?

As an Australian, I have fond memories of Australia Day celebrations. I would sit on my father’s shoulders waving my Australian flag as we watched hun [...]
Wilgie Mia, the oldest continuous mining operation in the world

Wilgie Mia, the oldest continuous mining operation in the world

Wilgie Mia, known by the Wajarri Traditional Owners as Thuwarri Thaa (the place of red ochre), lies in the Weld Ranges of Australia. It is the largest [...]
Aboriginal message sticks and an ancient system of communication

Aboriginal message sticks and an ancient system of communication

Throughout Australia, it is said that there are over 200 Aboriginal languages and 600 dialects, but apparently no writing system for recording the spo [...]
From Easter Island to Hawaii: Was there a Common Writing System used by Pacific Islanders?

From Easter Island to Hawaii: Was there a Common Writing System used by Pacific Islanders?

Recently two tourists found engraved petroglyphs on a Hawaiian Beach. This was an important find because it suggested that the ancient Polynesians had [...]
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