Thursday, August 03, 2006

Heiau Older Then Originally Believed

Loaloa Heiau on Maui According to an article in the August 2006 issue of Current Anthropology entitled "The Origins of Monumental Architecture in Ancient Hawaii", radiocarbon testing has challenged our understanding of ancient Hawaiian social complexity. Changes in temple architecture over time a reveal a shift from ancestral to sacrificial worship. For more information see the article "Heiau Older Then Originally Believed". Photo Credit: Michael Kolb

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