Before Farming

Rock-paintings of exotic animals in the Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia

Before Farming (2003), 2003, (1), 1–12.

Abstract

Four possible ‘first sight’ Aboriginal rock-art depictions of what may be sheep from the eponymous Sheep Shelter in the Sydney basin, Australia are examined in the light of the nature of colonial contact/invasion. A ‘common sense’ approach, with a view to future multivariate analysis, is used to consider alternative identifications of these images. Relevant comparative rock-art from Bull Cave and Devil's Rock are used to extend and nuance this identification.

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Clegg, John

Ghantous, Simon

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