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The rock paintings of Arnhem Land, Australia : social, ecological, and material culture change in the Post-Glacial Period / Darrell Lewis
Bib ID 531753
Format BookBook
Author
Lewis, D. (Darrell)
 
Description Oxford : B.A.R., 1988 
xii, 425 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0860545326 (paperback)
Series

BAR international series ; 415.

Summary

Analysis and chronology of Arnhem Land rock paintings; boomerang period; hooked stick period; spear thrower period; motifs - Rainbow snake, yams, flying fox; Arnhem Land prehistory; Mimi figures; Eric Brandl; George Chaloupka.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 415-425.

Subjects Rock paintings -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Antiquities.  |  Art - Rock art - Dating and attribution.  |  Art - Production - Materials / techniques.  |  Animals - Mammals - Bats / Flying foxes.  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Stories and motifs - Plants.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.  |  Art - Subjects - Dynamic figures / Mimi.  |  Plants - Yams.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities.  |  Australia -- Antiquities.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)

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