Barbados , Caribbean Sea

Some evidence exists that Barbados may not have been settled in the second millennium BC, but this is limited to fragments of conch lip adzes found in association with shells radiocarbon dated to c.1630 BC. Fully documented Amerindian settlementdates to between about 350 to 650 AD, by a group known as the Saladoid-Barrancoid, who arrived from mainland South America.Barbados was inhabited by Arawaks and Caribs at the time of European colonization in the 16th century. The island was a British colony from 1625 until 1966.

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