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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 ...
  • Algar do Bom Santo: a Middle Neolithic necropolis in Portuguese Estremadura

    Carvalho, António F; Gonçalves, David; Granja, Raquel; Petchey, Fiona (Archaeopress, 2012)
    A research project on the Algar do Bom Santo necropolis started in 2010. This paper presents a preliminary synthesis on the exhumed human population and a first insight into the funerary practices recorded during the site ...
  • 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 ...
  • Archaeology of Atafu, Tokelau: Some initial results from 2008

    Addison, David J.; Bass, Bryon; Christensen, Carl; Kalolo, John; Lundblad, Steve; Mills, Peter; Petchey, Fiona; Thompson, Adam (Easter Island Foundation, 2009)
    Surface survey, shovel testing, and stratigraphic excavations were done on Atafu Atoll in Tokelau during August 2008. Initial results suggest that Fale Islet has the most potential for further archaeological research. Dense ...