, is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence.He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.The excavation season commenced on August 6, 2013 and actual excavation ended on August 29, 2013.The excavation was subsequently closed to protect it from heavy rains and with the help of personnel from CONAF and CMN.This report summarizes our collections and investigations for the period beginning Monday, March 10 and ending Monday, March 14, 2014.This report is part of a preliminary final report that includes some but not all of our in-process laboratory test results and collections analyses, as per our permit CMN ORD 5467-09.These activities took place during Season V (November 2011) of the Easter Island Statue Project Conservation Initiative.[Read More…] Posted on October 28th, 2014 by Jo Anne Van Tilburg, Ph.
However, and as the new 3D imagery created by EISP team member Greg Downing of x RES Studio clearly shows, the head style is also very similar to that of Tukuturi (RR-002-030), the famous kneeling statue uncovered by the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition, 1954-55.
We’ll keep you informed as we make, quite literally, new headway!
Jo Anne Van Tilburg Easter Island Statue Project August 12- 31, 2014 Dr.
With the completion of the conservation and scientific investigations conducted by our Chilean collaborator, Monica Bahamondez P, and our UCLA collaborator Dr.
Christian Fischer, we were joined this season by our new Chilean collaborator Sr. Our research agreement is contained in a Memo of Understanding between the Universidad de Valparaíso and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA.