The Resource Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history, Paul S.C. Tacon, Meredith Wilson and Christopher Chippindale

Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history, Paul S.C. Tacon, Meredith Wilson and Christopher Chippindale

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Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history
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Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history
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Paul S.C. Tacon, Meredith Wilson and Christopher Chippindale
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eng
Summary
Significance and distribution of rainbow serpent beliefs; the contemporary significance in western Arnhem Land; delineation of rainbow serpent attributes as depicted in rock art; multivariate statistical analysis - variation in time and space; argues for a distinction in the depiction of serpent gender and for the pipefish as the original model for the rainbow serpent; discusses the relation of flying foxes and cross-hatching to serpent mythology and depiction
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Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history, Paul S.C. Tacon, Meredith Wilson and Christopher Chippindale
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.122-123
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p.103-124
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Birth of the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land rock art and oral history, Paul S.C. Tacon, Meredith Wilson and Christopher Chippindale
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.122-123
Extent
p.103-124

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