Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (2019-2023)

Integrative Human Historical Science of "Out of Eurasia"
Exploring the Mechanisms of the Development of Civilization


Fieldwork area



  • 2. Osamu Kataoka (A01): Lenger island excavations conducted at a lagoon in Pohnpei Island, Federated States of Micronesia to understand human migrations to Micronesia from Melanesia (Aug 17- Sep 31, 2019). (Picture
  • 1. Osamu Kataoka (A01): Shell artifact illustrations and photographing discovered at stored in Guam Museum and Guam Historic Preservation Office (Jul 22-27, 2019). (Picture