The Resource The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia

The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia

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The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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Examines assemblages of tools used by Nagatatjara, Nyatunyatjara & Ngatjara people, based on findings during 1966 and 1969 field work; tool types, distinction between knives and scrapers by means of working edge angle measurement (comparison between Western Desert & Wongkongguru stone tools), describes special adzing tool for carving designs on ritual objects& decorated spearthrowers, patterns of manufacture and use wear, procurement of stone & Aboriginal attitudes toward lithic material quarrying process, seed grinders, acceptance of metal and glass, comparison with the Mousterian of France
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Gould, Richard A.
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  • Koster, D. A
  • Sontz, A. H. L
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The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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M0056205
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0080252
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The lithic assemblages of the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
Publication
Control code
M0056205
System control number
0080252

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