The Archaeology of Rock Art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia (Terra Australis 47)
by Geneste, Jean, Delannoy, Jean, David, Bruno, Tacon, Paul
ANU Press
Description
Western Arnhem Land, in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory, has a rich archaeological landscape, ethnographic record and body of rock art that displays an astonishing array of imagery on shelter walls and ceilings. While the archaeology goes back to the earliest period of Aboriginal occupation of the continent, the rock art represents some of the richest, most diverse and visually most impressive regional assemblages anywhere in the world. To better understand this multi