Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea
The archaeological site at Kuk Swamp in the highlands of Papua New Guinea
contains evidence of cultivation practices extending back at least 7000-6400
years ago, and possibly to 10,000 years ago.
The site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the equatorial
western Pacific and represents the earliest evidence for agriculture in the
The book will be launched at the Sir Roland Wilson Building from 5–7:30pm,
Friday 18 August.