Artifacts Found In Lava Tube

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Artifacts Found In Lava Tube

Postby Cindy Heazlit » Oct 19, 2005 2:59 pm

The developer of a luxury golf and residential project on the Big Island recently discovered "a significant archaeological" find when construction equipment accidentally breached a lava tube, according to documents obtained by the Star-Bulletin.

Sources with knowledge of what was found on Sept. 21 said there are more than 20 carved wooden images, standing between 3- and 4-feet tall. The carved wooden images were described as being in various stages of completion, with some expertly finished. Two upright carved stones were also discovered, according to the sources, who all spoke on condition of anonymity....

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