Indigenous Cultures and the Ancient World

Research Projects | Updated 9 years ago

A large wooden kava bowl with many table-like legs
Fijian kava bowl
Image copyright of WA Museum

Anthropology and Archaeology are currently undertaking research on the following areas referring to Indigenous Cultures of the ancient world:

  • Pottery from South, Central and North America [traded from the Smithsonian in the early 1900s]
  • Papua New Guinea patrol officer collections
  • XRF analysis of Egyptian and Sumerian pottery.