Re: Crossing the Pacific (long message)
William Loker (wloker@FACULTYPO.CSUCHICO.EDU)
Wed, 30 Oct 1996 09:05:00 PST
Thanks, Mike Salvoesh, for your interesting post on transpacific contact.
I once had an arche seminar on prehistoric contact and trade and wanted
to pursue trans-pacific contact as a paper topic, but was discouraged
from doing so because the topic was considered outre'.
There must be a way to chemically source tin to see if Chinese bronzes
have Bolivian tin in them. Has this ever been done?
Ron Bishop at the Smithsonian, are you out there?