Sat, 28 Feb 2015

New Zealand's Most Precious Artefact

Dilys Johns is Senior Research Felllow and Director of the National Conservation Laboratory at the University of Auckland and part of the archaeological team preserving the remains of a seagoing vessel that links the earliest settlers of New Zealand to tropical Polynesia with a turtle depicted on its hull. This amazing find is about as rare and precious as it gets. There are only two pieces of such a Polynesian seafaring vessel of this age known in the world.

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