Radio New Zealand: New research sheds more light on ancient Pacific site

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Radio New Zealand: New research sheds more light on ancient Pacific site

Radio New Zealand covered the research discovery of SMU archaeologist Mark D. McCoy. The new uranium series dating on the stone buildings of the ancient monumental city of Nan Madol suggests the ancient coral reef capital in the Pacific Ocean was the earliest among the islands to be ruled by a single chief, McCoy found.

Wall Street Journal: Archaeologist Binford Dug Beyond Artifacts

NA-BL084_REM_BI_DV_20110414224129.jpgThe Wall Street Journal noted the passing of noted SMU archaeologist Lewis Binford, widely acknowledged by his peers for transforming scientists??? approach to archaeology and earning him the legacy as the "most influential archaeologist of his generation," according to Scientific American

Wall Street Journal reporter Stephen Miller interviewed SMU archaeologist David J. Meltzer for the obituary.

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