Ana Manuku: A prehistoric ritualistic site on Mangaia, Cook Islands

David W. Steadman, Susan C. Antón, Patrick V. Kirch

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    Abstract

    A deposit of dismembered and cooked human remains from Ana Manuku in the Cook Islands, Polynesia, provides evidence for ritual practices c. AD 1390-1470.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)873-883
    Number of pages11
    JournalAntiquity
    Volume74
    Issue number286
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Dec 2000

    Keywords

    • Ana Manuku
    • Cannibalism
    • Cook Islands
    • Human remains
    • Polynesia
    • Ritual

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Archaeology
    • Arts and Humanities(all)

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