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Food for Thought: A Report on the 1985 Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations Into the 'X-Ray' Concept in the Art and Culture of Western Arnhem Land, Australia

Paul S.C. Taçon, Author
Format
Book
Published
Canberra : [publisher not identified], 1986.
Language
English
Contents
  • Introduction and background information: Pioneering studies and the history of rock art research
  • Archaeological investigations
  • The ethnographic past and present
  • A multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Western Arnhem Land rock art
  • Results: The art sample and the areas from which it was drawn
  • The differences between early x-ray (EX) art and recent x-ray (RX) art
  • Subject matter
  • Human subject matter
  • Mythical subjects
  • Perspectives
  • Other Trends in the Art
  • Comparative collections
  • Discussions: Fish and economics, fish as a symbol
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