The Resource Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat : a preliminary consideration, Graeme L. Pretty

Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat : a preliminary consideration, Graeme L. Pretty

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Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat : a preliminary consideration
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Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat
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a preliminary consideration
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Graeme L. Pretty
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eng
Summary
Reports preliminary findings from excavations conducted at Roonka; outlines sites geographic context, location and extent; discusses tribal boundaries and clan associations with other neighbouring groups; excavation of Roonka Flat dune -- methodology and stratigraphy, sediment characteristics and profile interpretation; historical observations, European settlement and pastoralism; discusses archaeological phases and cultural features of Roonka IV, Roonka III, Roonka II and Roonka I -- hearths, inhumations, food residues, tomb morphology, body position, chronology, burials of status, taphonomy; archaeological finds -- scrapers, knives, points, microliths, cores and debitage, pounders and anvils, worked slate, ochres and pigments, oven stones, piercing instruments, projectile points, fish gorges, ornaments; outlines chronological variation regarding mortuary practices; food selection and preparation -- aquatic and terrestrial foods; archaeological dating -- radiocarbon and stratigraphic relationships; concludes with an interpretation of Roonka archaeological sequence -- material culture, temporal variation, function and symbolism
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AIAS
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1940-2000
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Pretty, G. L.
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non fiction
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Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat : a preliminary consideration, Graeme L. Pretty
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Bibliography: pages 250-252
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Cultural chronology of Roonka Flat : a preliminary consideration, Graeme L. Pretty
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 250-252
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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