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The power of stone: symbolic aspects of stone use and tool development in western Arnhem Land, Australia
For want of other secure evidence, the study of art in prehistoric societies normally amounts to looking at pictures, though there must have also been sound, and surely music. The long lithicExpand
Human Remains from the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition of Southwest China Suggest a Complex Evolutionary History for East Asians
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The authors' analysis suggests two plausible explanations for the morphology sampled at Longlin Cave and Maludong, which may represent a late-surviving archaic population, perhaps paralleling the situation seen in North Africa as indicated by remains from Dar-es-Soltane and Temara and maybe also in southern China at Zhirendong. Expand
Palaeolithic cave art in Borneo
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It is now evident that a major Palaeolithic cave art province existed in the eastern extremity of continental Eurasia and in adjacent Wallacea from at least 40 ka until the Last Glacial Maximum, which has implications for understanding how early rock art traditions emerged, developed and spread in Pleistocene Southeast Asia and further afield. Expand
The global implications of the early surviving rock art of greater Southeast Asia
The rock art of Southeast Asia has been less thoroughly studied than that of Europe or Australia, and it has generally been considered to be more recent in origin. New dating evidence from MainlandExpand
Arnhem Land prehistory in landscape, stone and paint
Western Arnhem Land is a small area (by Australian standards) on the north coast where remarkable sequences of sediment illuminate its complex landscape history. Matching the enviromental successionExpand
FROM THE "DREAMTIME" TO THE PRESENT: THE CHANGING ROLE OF ABORIGINAL ROCK PAINTINGS IN WESTERN ARNHEM LAND, AUSTRALIA
RESUME The author reviews the history and style of Aboriginal rock art in western Arnhem Land, Australia, a history spanning several thousand years. Al- though the "x-ray" style is of particularExpand
Regionalism in the recent rock art of western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
For at least a thousand years various areas within western Arnhem Land have been associated with a relative abundance of freshwater food resources. Aboriginal groups were thus able to subsist withinExpand
Depicting Cross-Cultural Interaction: Figurative Designs in Wood, Earth and Stone from South-East Australia
We examine Aboriginal wooden artefacts traded between European and Aboriginal Australians in south-east Australia in order to gain insight into the impact of cross-cultural interaction on AboriginalExpand
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