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Spencer and Gillen's contribution to Australian rock art studies, R.G. Gunn

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Spencer and Gillen's contribution to Australian rock art studies
Title
Spencer and Gillen's contribution to Australian rock art studies
Statement of responsibility
R.G. Gunn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Assessment of the Spencer and Gillen's descriptions of rock art and its incorporation in religious ceremonial life; rock art associated with three ceremonial sites and their associated ritual discussed - Unthurqua (Nthwerrke - caterpillar/witchetty grub centre ), Quiurnpa (Kweyernpe - Native Plum centre), Undiara / Antiarra (Inteyerre - Kangaroo centre); types of rock art - ordinary and sacred; contemporary changes in the context of sacred images; ritual images - suggests their form is secondary to the haptic application pigment; colour symbolism; assessment of the role of art in the works of Spencer and Gillen, Strehlow and Mountford
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Gunn, R. G.
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Gillen, F. J.
  • Mountford, Charles P.
  • Strehlow, T. G. H.
Label
Spencer and Gillen's contribution to Australian rock art studies, R.G. Gunn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.63-64
Extent
p. 56- 64
Label
Spencer and Gillen's contribution to Australian rock art studies, R.G. Gunn
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.63-64
Extent
p. 56- 64

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