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Towards a classification of Australian Aboriginal stone arrangements : an investigation of methodological problems with a gazetteer of selected sites

Stead, Roberta E

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A classification of Australian Aboriginal stone arrangements is fundamental to the understanding of their function and social significance for both Australian and world prehistory. The implications of certain problems with the archaeological data for a classification of arrangements, such as dating and inadequate reporting, are discussed. Possible principles governing the mode of construction, design and location of arrangements are investigated, and the criteria for...[Show more]

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Date published: 1987
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110256

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