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  • A 28,000 year old excavated painted rock from Nawarla Gabarnmang, northern Australia

    David, Bruno O.; Barker, Bryce; Petchey, Fiona; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Rowe, Cassandra; Eccleston, Mark; Lamb, Lara; Whear, Ray (Elsevier, 2013)
    We report new archaeological excavations from northern Australia revealing part of a charcoal design likely to be c. 28,000 years old (and chrono-stratigraphically constrained within the period 15,600-45,600 cal BP) on a ...
  • A Pleistocene charcoal drawing or painting from northern Australia

    David, Bruno O.; Barker, Bryce; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Petchey, Fiona; Lamb, Lara (ARAPE, 2014)
    Although claims are often made that Australia has evidence of some of the oldest rock art in the world and features prominently in rock art studies globally, very little of it is securely dated. Recently the first Pleistocene ...
  • Archaeological investigations at Waredaru and the origins of the Keipte Kuyumen clan estate, upper Kikori River, Papua New Guinea

    David, Bruno O.; Mialanes, Jerome; Petchey, Fiona; Aplin, Ken; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Skelly, Robert; Rowe, Cassandra (2015)
    In 2008-2009, the patriarch of the Keipte Kuyumen clan of the upper Kikori River near the Highlands foothills, Papua New Guinea, requested that archaeological excavations be undertaken at the site of Waredaru in a dense ...
  • Earliest evidence for ground-edge axes: 35,400±410 cal BP from Jawoyn Country, Arnhem Land

    Geneste, Jean-Michel; David, Bruno O.; Plisson, Hugues; Clarkson, Chris; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Petchey, Fiona; Whear, Ray (Australian Archaeology Association, 2010)
    Evidence for the world’s earliest stone tools dates to 3.4 million years ago and pre-dates the earliest known Homo species in eastern Africa. However ground-edged tools did not appear until the dispersal of cognitively ...
  • How old are Australia's pictographs? A review of rock art dating

    David, Bruno O.; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Petchey, Fiona; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Barker, Bryce; Eccleston, Mark (Elsevier, 2013)
    Australia contains some of the world's richest and apparently longest traditions of rock pictographs. Dating this art, however, has been problematic, with few 'direct' and reliable dates of Pleistocene or early Holocene ...