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Incised stones of South Australia / by H.M. Cooper
Bib ID 1860084
Format BookBook
Author
Cooper, H. M. (Harold Moore), 1886-1970
 
Description [1947] 
p. 292-[298] : ill., map ; 24 cm. 
Summary

Brief topographical description of area where found (map shows general location) in vicinity of Martins Well Station (in territory of Jadliaura tribe); description, three forms of incisings noted, type of stone, gives locations for 23 specimens illustrated, dimensions, uses (message sticks, ceremonial purposes), age.

Notes

Caption title.

"Reprinted from Mankind, February, 1947, vol. 3, no. 10."

Includes bibliographical references.

Library's copy signed by the author.

Subjects Stone implements -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Implements.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones.  |  Yardliyawara people (L7) (SA SH54-13)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)

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