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Journey in time : the world's longest continuing art tradition : the 50,000-year story of the Australian Aboriginal rock art of Arnhem Land / George Chaloupka
Bib ID 1625676
Format BookBook
Author
Chaloupka, George
 
Description Chatswood, N.S.W. : Reed, 1993 
256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 34 cm. 
ISBN 0730103102
Summary

Descriptions and illustrations of rock images of the Arnhem Land Plateau; rock paintings; rock engravings; pigments, brushes and techniques; language groups and clans; Aboriginal view of rock images; chronology of the Arnhem Land Plateau rock images; 50,000 years ago to the present day images; beeswax designs; x-ray art; sorcery paintings; decorated hands; rubbish paintings, casual art; earth art; stone arrangements.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 250-251

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Rock paintings -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Art - Rock engraving.  |  Gaagudju / Gagadju / Gagadyu people (N50) (NT SD53-01)  |  Art - Art motifs - Hand.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Art - Rock painting.  |  Art - Production - Materials / techniques.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Art - Art motifs - X-Ray.  |  Art - Rock art - Dating and attribution.  |  Sites - Stone arrangements.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)

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