The Resource The beeswax art of northern Australia, D.E. Nelson, editor

The beeswax art of northern Australia, D.E. Nelson, editor

Label
The beeswax art of northern Australia
Title
The beeswax art of northern Australia
Statement of responsibility
D.E. Nelson, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Archaeology Department of Simon Fraser University, Canada presents the results of an extensive study to provide a first register, description and radiocarbon chronology for the prehistoric beeswax art of the Northern Territory of Australia. Beeswax designs made from the wax of the native stingless bees are a uniquely Australian rock art form and an integral component of the Arnhem Land Plateau art tradition, the region where they are commonly found
Cataloging source
VCAV
Characteristic
computer program
Dewey number
709.0113099429
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, D. E.
  • Simon Fraser University
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beeswax craft
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Rock paintings
  • Petroglyphs
Target audience
specialized
Label
The beeswax art of northern Australia, D.E. Nelson, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacarrier
Contents
The Beeswax Art Project: Introduction; The beeswax art of the Northern Territory: gunbirdi bim - beeswax art; Notes from Central Arnhem Land -- Analytical methods : Field recording: definitions and methods; Producing the digital book of record; Radiocarbon dating the wax art: Appendix 1: Table of dates; Appendix 2 : the waxstick at Gunbirdi III -- Part 2: The sites studied: The plateau sites: Gunbirdi 1, II and III; Moses Cave; Djarrng; Anbarndarr I and II; The plateau test sites -- The Kakadu National Park sites: Bindu, Yarrangulnja -- Mann River sites: Yikarrakkal A1005; Wurrik E1002 and E1004; Yikarrakkal A1048 -- Tabletop Range: Marjar; Peyi; Regaman -- Part 3: The data: Site plans and profiles; Figure descriptions, locations and silhouettes; Photographs of all figures; Photographs sites and people -- Part 4: First interpretations: Connections/ implications for the painted art; A scientists view of Northern Territory beeswax art
Control code
000022764928
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 computer optical disc (CD-ROM)
File format
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
optical disk
System details
System requirements: Requires Adobe reader; CD-ROM drive
Label
The beeswax art of northern Australia, D.E. Nelson, editor
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacarrier
Contents
The Beeswax Art Project: Introduction; The beeswax art of the Northern Territory: gunbirdi bim - beeswax art; Notes from Central Arnhem Land -- Analytical methods : Field recording: definitions and methods; Producing the digital book of record; Radiocarbon dating the wax art: Appendix 1: Table of dates; Appendix 2 : the waxstick at Gunbirdi III -- Part 2: The sites studied: The plateau sites: Gunbirdi 1, II and III; Moses Cave; Djarrng; Anbarndarr I and II; The plateau test sites -- The Kakadu National Park sites: Bindu, Yarrangulnja -- Mann River sites: Yikarrakkal A1005; Wurrik E1002 and E1004; Yikarrakkal A1048 -- Tabletop Range: Marjar; Peyi; Regaman -- Part 3: The data: Site plans and profiles; Figure descriptions, locations and silhouettes; Photographs of all figures; Photographs sites and people -- Part 4: First interpretations: Connections/ implications for the painted art; A scientists view of Northern Territory beeswax art
Control code
000022764928
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 computer optical disc (CD-ROM)
File format
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
optical disk
System details
System requirements: Requires Adobe reader; CD-ROM drive

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