A recent study of four ancient bone tattoo comb tools, found in Tonga in 1963-64, has revealed they are the oldest confirmed in the world, and surprisingly two are made from human bone, say researchers in Australia. Radiocarbon dating determined the tools to be 2,700 years old
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Tuesday 5 March 2019
Friday 20 May 2016
Yesterday, a remarkable visit of the Dutch explorers Jacob Le Maire and Willem Cornelisz Schouten on the Eendracht, four centuries ago in May 1616, was commemorated in Nuku’alofa with the unveiling of an exhibition and a set of commemorative stamps, by Crown Prince Tupouto'a.