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The Resource Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona

Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona

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Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona
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Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona
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Contains six reports on aspects of the Toolumbunner ochre mine, the Gog Range, Tasmania; 1) McKay - The rediscovery of Toolumbunner; historical background to the use and discovery of the ochre source; 2) Sagona - The quest for red gold - annotated separately; 3) Webb, Thomas and Thiele - The physical setting of the Gog Range - regional geology and vegetation; 4) Sagona and Webb - The excavation - surface features, ochre geochemistry, stratigraphy and dates of deposits; 5) Webb, McKay and Sagona - Analysis of finds - lithology of materials, procurement patterns, artefact typology, grindstones (ballywinne stones) - manufacture, ochre processing and its social meaning, social organisation and lithic distribution; 6) Sagona and Webb - Toolumbunner in Perspective - annotated separately; ochre and ochre mines; excavations; geomorphological and geological analysis; surveys; tools - knapped; tools - percussion and abrading devices; colonisation - 1788 to 1850 - Tasmania
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Sagona, A. G.
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  • McKay, M. D. A
  • Thomas, Ian
  • Thiele, K. G.
  • Webb, J. A
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Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona
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Publication
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Bibliography; p. 170-186; Includes index and tables
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M0014094
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xviii, 194 p., [4] p. of plates; ill., maps, col. ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780522846027
Stock number
10679b
System control number
0011931
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Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 170-186; Includes index and tables
Control code
M0014094
Extent
xviii, 194 p., [4] p. of plates; ill., maps, col. ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780522846027
Stock number
10679b
System control number
0011931

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