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Archaeologist turns west to save Siberian culture

Archaeologist turns west to save Siberian culture
trefwoorden: Japan - Narita - paleolithische tijd - Siberiƫ
Kazuo Morimoto made history in the early 1980s when he discovered a large Paleolithic site at Narita, north of Tokyo.
Now his attention is balanced between digging up the past and preserving the future -- the future of a once-nomadic tribe in Siberia.
"Suddenly I became more interested in people than ancient artifacts," he explains, meeting in Ochanomizu close to Meiji University, where he studied archaeology some 25 years ago. "Now I am concerned with the living as well as the dead."

Lees verder bij: Japanese Times (18 oktober 2003)