The Resource Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales

Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales

Label
Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales
Title
Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales
Creator
Subject
Summary
Survey of art sites; discusses condition of each site complex regarding natural deterioration, vandalism, damage by animals; recommmends measures to protect and preserve sites; briefly describes topography, geology, weather, drainage, vegetation and fauna and considers ethnography on traditional use of sites; sites plotted upon geological maps to reveal patterns in situation and form; data indicates a cultural boundary running east-west across the centre of the region; includes McCarthys (1976) data in general discussion of frequency and distribution of sites and typology of art; art techniques vary regionally; painting is predominant in the north, stencilling in the southwest and printing in the south; motif forms include anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, implements and objects, human symbols, animal tracks, abstract designs and abstract elements; types and forms vary regionally in proportionate relationships; includes general observation of associated archaeological sites; hearth sites, seed grinding areas and stone working areas; assemblages include unifacial scrappers, backed blades, various types of cores and slugs, glass implements and grinding stones; See also McCarthy, F.D. (1976) Rock art of the Cobar pediplain
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gunn, R. G.
Date time place
1983
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Frederick D.
  • New South Wales
Label
Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales
Instantiates
Publication
Note
bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; tbls
Control code
M0032565
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Open use - communities. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0055759
Label
Preliminary investigations of Aboriginal Rock Art sites in the Cobar area of Western New South Wales : a report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales
Publication
Note
bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; tbls
Control code
M0032565
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Open use - communities. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0055759

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...