The Resource Art and stone : towards a prehistory of central western Queensland, by M. J. Morwood

Art and stone : towards a prehistory of central western Queensland, by M. J. Morwood

Label
Art and stone : towards a prehistory of central western Queensland
Title
Art and stone
Title remainder
towards a prehistory of central western Queensland
Statement of responsibility
by M. J. Morwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NAMU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morwood, Michael John
Dewey number
306/.0899915
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Australian National University, 1979.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU120.A6
LC item number
M65 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Queensland
Label
Art and stone : towards a prehistory of central western Queensland, by M. J. Morwood
Instantiates
Production
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The setting: climate; topography; the lowlands; the highlands; vegetation; fauna; present land use; European impact: exploration, settlement -- Ethnography : local organisation; Social organisation: totemism; Material culture: spears, clubs, boomerangs, shields, axes, bags, baskets, containers, nets, clothing, adornments, tools of stone, bone and shell, objects of art and ritual, etc., burial cylinders; structural: huts, platforms, wells and dams, stone arrangements; Discussion -- Stone tool classification: definitions; dimensions; edge characteristics; formal typology : flat scrapers and utilised (type 1), high backed cores (type 3), single-platform cores (type 5), horsehoof cores (type 6), multi-platform cores (type 7), bipolar cores (type 8), blade cores (type 34), blades (type 16), geometric microliths (type 9), bondi points (type 10), backed points (type 12), miscellaneous backed microliths (type 15), Pirri points (type 14), blade scrapers (type 29), Eloueras (type 28), Tula adzes (type 18), Burren adzes (type 33), axes (type 22), grindstones (type 23), Mullers (type 24), thumbnail scrapers (type 32), Juan knives (type 20), hammerstones (type 25); Summation -- Ken's Cave : the excavations; site stratigraphy; excavated material: plants, fauna, Ken's Cave stone, pigments; summary -- Turtle Rock: the excavation; site stratigraphy; organic remains; stone; raw materials; pigments; conclusions -- Native Well : the excavations; structure of the analysis; Native Well 1 : stratigraphy, shelter deposits, dripline deposits, exterior deposits, dates, fauna; vertical variation : pigments, stones, vertical distribution of tool types, the core and scraper industry, the small tool industry, the recent industry, rates of accumulation (a) stone tools (b) sediments, changes in scraper and core tool characteristics (a) size (b) edge characteristics; horizontal variation; Native Well 2: the excavations; stratigraphy; dates; excavated material: fauna, pigments, stone; horizontal variation; Discussion; The chronology of central Queensland stone assemblages : the core and scraper industry, the small tool industy, the recent industry; Wider comparisons: backed blade assemblages, point assemblages -- Aboriginal art in central Western Queensland : discovery; recording techniques: plans, motif census, photography, tracing, site context; The sites: shelters, open engravings sites, carved trees, classification, specifics; Composite design elements used in the analysis: homogenous compositions, heterogenous compositions -- Diachronic variation : the chronology of central western rock art : differential weathering; superimposition analysis; spatial analysis; relative chronology; colour sequence: spatial analysis of colour, superimposition analysis of colour; technique sequence: spatial analysis of technique; superimposition analysis of technique; analysis of technique-colour distribution; Colour/technique sequence; Motif sequence: pecked engravings, stencils and paintings; Colour/technique/motif sequence; Absolute chnronology; Subjects in central western rock art : axes, tracks; Direct and indirect C14 dating: Ken's Cave, the Native Well sites; Cathedral Cave; Summary of the evidence for the chronology of central western rock art; the central Queensland Rock Art Sequence : phase 1, 2, 3 -- Synchronic variation : the anthropology of rock art : descriptive analyses : hand variations, material culture; Comparative analyses: site context, site by motif, motif by technique : hands, tracks, left/right bias; summary of inter-technical bias for hand and track motifs; Inter-regional comparisons: central Queensland; North-east Queensland; North-western Queensland; South-east Queensland; Spatio-temporal variation in rock art: general comparisons -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: The vertebrate fauna by Ken Aplin; Appendix 2: Cache identifications by Ken Aplin; Appendix 3: The factor analysis technique; Appendix 4: Miscellaneous notes on central western rock art
Control code
000022024965
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
2 volumes (473 leaves in various foliations):
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps
Stock number
MAR12/071
System control number
(OCoLC)222885858
Label
Art and stone : towards a prehistory of central western Queensland, by M. J. Morwood
Production
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The setting: climate; topography; the lowlands; the highlands; vegetation; fauna; present land use; European impact: exploration, settlement -- Ethnography : local organisation; Social organisation: totemism; Material culture: spears, clubs, boomerangs, shields, axes, bags, baskets, containers, nets, clothing, adornments, tools of stone, bone and shell, objects of art and ritual, etc., burial cylinders; structural: huts, platforms, wells and dams, stone arrangements; Discussion -- Stone tool classification: definitions; dimensions; edge characteristics; formal typology : flat scrapers and utilised (type 1), high backed cores (type 3), single-platform cores (type 5), horsehoof cores (type 6), multi-platform cores (type 7), bipolar cores (type 8), blade cores (type 34), blades (type 16), geometric microliths (type 9), bondi points (type 10), backed points (type 12), miscellaneous backed microliths (type 15), Pirri points (type 14), blade scrapers (type 29), Eloueras (type 28), Tula adzes (type 18), Burren adzes (type 33), axes (type 22), grindstones (type 23), Mullers (type 24), thumbnail scrapers (type 32), Juan knives (type 20), hammerstones (type 25); Summation -- Ken's Cave : the excavations; site stratigraphy; excavated material: plants, fauna, Ken's Cave stone, pigments; summary -- Turtle Rock: the excavation; site stratigraphy; organic remains; stone; raw materials; pigments; conclusions -- Native Well : the excavations; structure of the analysis; Native Well 1 : stratigraphy, shelter deposits, dripline deposits, exterior deposits, dates, fauna; vertical variation : pigments, stones, vertical distribution of tool types, the core and scraper industry, the small tool industry, the recent industry, rates of accumulation (a) stone tools (b) sediments, changes in scraper and core tool characteristics (a) size (b) edge characteristics; horizontal variation; Native Well 2: the excavations; stratigraphy; dates; excavated material: fauna, pigments, stone; horizontal variation; Discussion; The chronology of central Queensland stone assemblages : the core and scraper industry, the small tool industy, the recent industry; Wider comparisons: backed blade assemblages, point assemblages -- Aboriginal art in central Western Queensland : discovery; recording techniques: plans, motif census, photography, tracing, site context; The sites: shelters, open engravings sites, carved trees, classification, specifics; Composite design elements used in the analysis: homogenous compositions, heterogenous compositions -- Diachronic variation : the chronology of central western rock art : differential weathering; superimposition analysis; spatial analysis; relative chronology; colour sequence: spatial analysis of colour, superimposition analysis of colour; technique sequence: spatial analysis of technique; superimposition analysis of technique; analysis of technique-colour distribution; Colour/technique sequence; Motif sequence: pecked engravings, stencils and paintings; Colour/technique/motif sequence; Absolute chnronology; Subjects in central western rock art : axes, tracks; Direct and indirect C14 dating: Ken's Cave, the Native Well sites; Cathedral Cave; Summary of the evidence for the chronology of central western rock art; the central Queensland Rock Art Sequence : phase 1, 2, 3 -- Synchronic variation : the anthropology of rock art : descriptive analyses : hand variations, material culture; Comparative analyses: site context, site by motif, motif by technique : hands, tracks, left/right bias; summary of inter-technical bias for hand and track motifs; Inter-regional comparisons: central Queensland; North-east Queensland; North-western Queensland; South-east Queensland; Spatio-temporal variation in rock art: general comparisons -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: The vertebrate fauna by Ken Aplin; Appendix 2: Cache identifications by Ken Aplin; Appendix 3: The factor analysis technique; Appendix 4: Miscellaneous notes on central western rock art
Control code
000022024965
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
2 volumes (473 leaves in various foliations):
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps
Stock number
MAR12/071
System control number
(OCoLC)222885858

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