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Themes in the prehistory of tropical Australia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

M. J. Morwood
Affiliation:
Department of Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology, University of New England, Armidale 2351. Australia
D. R. Hobbs
Affiliation:
Department of Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology, University of New England, Armidale 2351. Australia

Abstract

The wetter tropical zones of northern Australia are linked by their monsoonal climates. Their archaeology shows its own distinctive pattern as well, and rock-art is an important source of evidence and insight. This study focusses on a part of Queensland, setting this local sequence alongside Arnhem Land (reported by the paper of Taçon & Brockwell) and in the northern pattern as a whole.

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Copyright © Antiquity Publications Ltd. 1995

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