The Resource Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka, Keryn Walshe

Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka, Keryn Walshe

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Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka
Title
Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka
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Keryn Walshe
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Language
eng
Summary
Reports on early work conducted by Herbert Hale, Norman Tindale and John Mulvaney; Roonka's discovery -- exposure of human burials, archaeological material, public interest including souveniring of stone tools and bones; traces research experiences of Graeme Pretty and initial investigation at Roonka; outlines field techniques and methodology at Roonka 1968-1972; interprets Roonka chronology and stratigraphy; material culture -- stone and bone tools, European objects and raw materials; archaeological investigations of Aboriginal burials -- Devon Downs, Tartanga and Fromm's Landing; discusses specific burials from Roonka -- significance, inhumation method, body position and grave goods; post excavation, significant finds and preliminary interpretations; explores Ngaiawang life and cosmology through Roonka burials
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AIAS
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Walshe, Keryn A
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka, Keryn Walshe
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 312-314
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
Label
Australian archaeology and the emergence of Roonka, Keryn Walshe
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 312-314
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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