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In Fiji have found ancient settlement

July 14 2005
15:31


As stated by Professor of the University of the South Pacific, Patrick Nunn, a find was made on the island Bureva, south-west of the main island of Viti Levu, Fiji.

At the moment there found 16 human skeletons buried in the ancient cemetery, along with shards of pottery. According to Nunn, this discovery proves that Bureva was the first human settlement on the archipelago, which consists of 340 islands.

The most surprising finding, according to the professor, became a piece of obsidian, which was almost certainly brought with located in four and a half thousand kilometers from Fiji, New Guinea. "It was extremely long ocean voyage to the people who made it," - said Nunn, wrote newsukraina.ru.

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