The Resource The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance

The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance

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The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance
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The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance
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Rock engraving in Sydney area were used as illustration of myths during initiation; supposed interpretation of meaning; totemic tribal marks; symbolism; handprints on cliffs near mouth of Georges River, believed made by sorcerers; Aborigines descended from Dravidians, Negritos, and Papuans; supposed meaning of tree carvings; cicatrization in northern Australia
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The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance
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M0040482
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0046621
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The carved and painted rocks of Australia, and their significance
Publication
Control code
M0040482
System control number
0046621

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