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Janet Davidson in Samoa, mid-1960s (1st of 2)

Janet Davidson in Samoa, mid-1960s

Archaeologist Janet Davidson (centre) is photographed before attending church during one of her field-work expeditions in Western Samoa in 1964 and 1965–66. She also worked in Moorea, in the Society Islands, and at Nukuoro, in Micronesia. Davidson went on to a distinguished career as an archaeologist at Auckland Museum, the University of Otago and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Anthropology and archaeology - Expanding worlds, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44422/janet-davidson-in-samoa-mid-1960s (accessed 23 September 2020)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014