Project data

Time Frame:
June 2019 – June 2022

Funding:
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) / German Research Society
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) / German Archaeological Institute
ProCon Organisation

Team:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Rudolf Bork
Dr. Andreas Mieth
Prof. Dr. Burkhard Vogt
Dr. Annette Kühlem
Dipl.-Ing. Christian Hartl-Reiter
Julita Tellei
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Lüth
Dipl.-Ing. Doris Schäffler
Sophia Dazert

Involved Institutions:
Kommission für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen (KAAK) des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts (DAI)

Cooperation Partners:
Bureau of Cultural and Historical Preservation Palau
Palau Resource Institute
Aimeliik State Office
Melekeok State Office
Ngaraard State Office
Ngatpang State Office
Ngardmau State Office
Ngeremlengui State Office

 

Introduction
Challenges of an Island Ecosystem
The human factor
The monumental earthworks of Babeldaob
The first contact with the outside world
Brief history and state of research
Open questions
Geoarchaeological and archaeological research
Involvement of the local population
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