There are also modern theories of migration. These modern theories comprise of the “Out of Sundaland” and “Out of Taiwan” theories. The “Out of Sundaland” hypothesized the origins of the Austronesian peoples as being part of the sunken Sundaland landmass. This included Sumatra, Java, Sumatra Peninsula, and Borneo. The Austronesian explorers of 6,000 years ago, it’s hypothesized, traveled through Austronesian islands using small boats and canoes. So the present-day Austronesians (people in Java or New Guinea, for example) are probably descendants of agriculturalists who spread through Austronesia 6,000 years ago. Back to article list June 14, 2011 JESUS T. There are two major hypotheses defining the Neolithic Age Austronesian movement: the “out of Taiwan or South China” theory by the language-oriented Peter Bellwood; and ‘Island Origin” theory by the Southeast Asian specialist, the archaeologist, Wilhelm Solheim; and another by Stephen Oppenheimer. Problem solving part 1 (math)mr. standring's webware 2nd. There are continue reading →.
|The 8,000 year-old Austronesian predecessor, LiangDao Man. Its likeness was recreated from skeletal remains and DNA evidence.|
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