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Takuya Nagaoka currently works at NGO Pasifika Renaissance. Takuya does research in Archaeology. Their past project was 'New Georgia Archaeological Survey Project.'
Geological analysis was conducted on a stone adze, which was accidentally dug up from an intertidal dredging site on a reef flat in Pohnpei Island, Micronesia in the 1980s. Detailed geological observations identified the material as metamorphic rock (schist), not basalt as originally reported. This result places its source in the continental rocks...
This thesis focuses on religious sites, one of the poorly explored fields in Melanesian archaeology, in the Solomon Islands. The study is conducted at two scales of analysis: the whole Solomon Islands and the Roviana region of the New Georgia group. At the broader scale, the variability of religious sites in the Solomon Islands is investigated to e...