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The Buffaroo: A 'first sight' depiction of introduced buffalo in the rock art of Western Arnhem Land, Aaustralia

May, Sally K.; Wright, Duncan; Domingo Sanz, Ines; Goldhahn, Joakim; Maralngurra, Gabriel


Injalak Hill in western Arnhem Land is known for its extraordinary wealth of rock art imagery spanning thousands of years. This corpus of rock art speaks to the changing nature of life and culture in this region — and to the skills of the many artists who added their marks over time. This includes artists working in the ‘contact’ period who continued to create rock art in the face of increasing incursions into their lands, disease, and frontier violence. Hidden within a secluded rock shelter on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Rock Art Research


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