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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 ...
  • Dating painted Panel E1 at Nawarla Gabarnmang, central-western Arnhem Land plateau

    David, Bruno; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Gunn, Robert; Chalmin, Emilie; Castets, Géraldine; Petchey, Fiona; Aplin, Ken; O'Farrell, Magen; Moffat, Ian; Mialanes, Jerome; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Barker, Bryce; Sadier, Benjamin; Katherine, Margaret; Manataki, Meropi; Pietrzak, Ursula (ANU Press, 2017)
    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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kumukumu 1, a hilltop site in the Aird Hills: Implications for occupational trends and dynamics in the Kikori River delta, south coast of Papua New Guinea

    David, Bruno O.; Aplin, Ken; Petchey, Fiona; Skelly, Robert; Mialanes, Jerome; Jones-Amin, Holly; Stanisic, John; Barker, Bryce; Lamb, Lara (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
    We report on archaeological excavations undertaken at Kumukumu 1 atop the dense rainforest-clad Aird Hills of the Kikori river delta islands, south coast of Papua New Guinea. Results indicate exploitation of the nearby ...