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Rock art of the dreamtime : images of ancient Australia / Josephine Flood
Bib ID 2902182
Format BookBook
Author
Flood, Josephine
 
Description Pymble, Sydney, NSW, Australia : Angus & Robertson ; New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997 
xii, 372 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0207189080
Summary

This study takes readers on a journey through prehistory, from enigmatic finger markings and handstencils, found in the limestone caverns to life-size paintings of Ancestral Beings in the tropical north. It gives an overview of recent research, dating techniques and discoveries.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-364) and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities.  |  Petroglyphs -- Australia.  |  Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art - Rock art - Dating and attribution.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Art - Art motifs - Track and footprint.  |  Art - Production - Materials / techniques.  |  Art - Art motifs - Abstract.  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Finger painting.  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Mount Gambier (SE SA SJ54-06)  |  Koonalda Cave (Far West SA Nullarbor SH52-15)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Flinders Ranges (NE SA SH54-09, SH54-13)  |  Victoria River (North NT SD52, SE52)  |  Tasmania (Tas)

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