This site has been up and running for more than ten years, when the book first came out.
Hard to conceive of today, but the book was a top 100 bestseller for almost a year.
There is a loss of any contextual association beyond that of the lake, and specific methodologies are required to deal with pitch contamination. 700 CE, and include the earliest known wooden carvings in the entire Caribbean.
A surprising taxonomic range of woods was employed for the various utilitarian and ceremonial items recovered. The strontium isotope results - interpreted with the aid of an isoscape developed for the project, based on extensive samples of modern trees across Trinidad and Tobago - indicate that most carvings are consistent with the site's immediate environs; however, a ‘weaving tool’ came from a more radiogenic region that is unlikely to be found on Trinidad, suggesting links with the South American mainland.
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