Murujuga Rockshelter: First evidence for Pleistocene occupation on the Burrup Peninsula
作者: Jo McDonaldWendy ReynenKane DitchfieldJoe DortchMatthias LeopoldBirgitta StephensonTom WhitleyIngrid WardPeter Veth
作者单位: 1Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, School of Social Sciences, M257, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 6009, Australia
2School of Agriculture and Environment, M079, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 6009, Australia
3In the Groove Analysis Pty Ltd, 16 Charlane Avenue, Indooroopilly, QLD, 4068, Australia
4Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Avenue, Building 29, Rohnert Park, CA, 94928, USA
刊名: Quaternary Science Reviews, 2018, Vol.193 , pp.266-287
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.06.002
关键词: Dampier archipelagoRock artLithic analysisPleistocene occupation
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)The Dampier Archipelago (including the Burrup Peninsula), now generally known as Murujuga, is a significant rock art province in north-western Australia which documents the transition of an arid-maritime cultural landscape through time. This archipelago of 42 islands has only existed since the mid-Holocene, when the sea level rose to its current height. Previous excavations across Murujuga have demonstrated Holocene occupation sequences, but the highly weathered rock art depicting extinct fauna and early styles suggests a far greater age for occupation and rock art production. The archaeological record from the Pilbara and Carnarvon bioregions demonstrates human occupation through 50,000 years of environmental change. While the regional prehistory and engraved art suggests...
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影响因子:4.076 (2012)

  • Pleistocene 更新世
  • occupation 占有
  • evidence