2004 Archaeology at Cagayan de Oro City

Leee Anthony M. Neri, Victor J. Paz, Jun G. Cayron, Emil Charles R. Robles, Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio, Michelle S. Eusebio, Vito Paolo C. Hernandez, Anna Jane B. Carlos


Cagayan de Oro City was the subject of archaeological explorations and excavations last October 2004. A team from the UP Archaeological Studies Program, in cooperation with the National Museum and supported by the Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission, endeavored to expand what is currently known about the city's history through archaeology. This paper reports the findings of the team: that the Huluga Open Site was unlikely an extensive permanent settlement and more probably a habitation site, the presence of Paleolithic stone tools in the area was confirmed, and a jar burial site in a rockshelter was identified.

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