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Archaeomagnetic and radiocarbon studies of aboriginal fireplaces

Barbetti, Michael Francis

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This thesis presents the results of the first detailed archaeomagnetic and radiocarbon study of ancient Aboriginal fireplaces in Australia. A furnace, designed and built during the present study, is described in detail, and a reappraisal is made of the method of calculating radiocarbon ages. A pilot study of some undated Aboriginal fireplaces demonstrated the suitability of their baked clay ovenstones for Thellier palaeointensity studies, and allowed estimates of their ages to be...[Show more]

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Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116893

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