• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 446 Citations
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19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Long-term occupation on the edge of the desert: Riwi Cave in the southern Kimberley, Western Australia

Balme, J., O'connor, S., Maloney, T., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Aplin, K. & Dilkes-Hall, I. E., 1 Apr 2019, In : Archaeology in Oceania. 54, 1, p. 35-52 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
occupation
drought
evidence
social network
1 Citation (Scopus)
occupation
interaction
economics
exploitation
examination
2018
9 Citations (Scopus)

Carpenters Gap 1: A 47,000 year old record of Indigenous adaption and innovation.

Maloney, T., O'Connor, S., Rachel, W., Ken, A. & Balme, J., 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 191, p. 204-228 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
occupation
innovation
Last Glacial Maximum
colonization
preserves

Communal hunting by Aboriginal Australians: Archaeological and ethnographic evidence

Balme, J., May 2018, The Archaeology of Large-Scale Manipulation of Prey: The Economic and Social Dynamics of Mass Hunting. Carlson, K. & Bement, L. C. (eds.). 1 ed. Louisville, Colorado: University Press of Colorado, p. 42-62 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

archaeological evidence
indigenous population
hunting
mammal
food supply
207 Downloads (Pure)
File
coastal plain
land management
fauna
Holocene
habitat mosaic
3 Citations (Scopus)

Marine shell ornaments in northwestern Australian archaeological sites: different meanings over time and space

Balme, J., O'Connor, S. & Langley, M., 2018, The Archaeology of Portable Art : Southeast Asian, Pacific and Australian Perspectives. Langley, M., Litster, M., Wright, D. & May, S. (eds.). 1 ed. London: Routledge, p. 258-273 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

shell
Pleistocene
coast
ornamentation
photograph
4 Citations (Scopus)

New dates on dingo bones from Madura Cave provide oldest firm evidence for arrival of the species in Australia

Balme, J., O’Connor, S. & Fallon, S., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9933.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Indonesia
Bone and Bones
Muridae
Tigers
Mammals

The curious case of Proteaceae: macrobotanical investigations at Mount Behn rockshelter, Bunuba country, Western Australia

Whitau, R., Dilkes-Hall, I. A., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., O’Connor, S. & Balme, J., Apr 2018, In : Australian Archaeology. 84, 1, p. 19-36 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interaction
artifact
reconstruction
management
resources
1 Citation (Scopus)

What happened after the Last Glacial Maximum? Transitions in site use on an arid inland island in north-western Australia

Reynen, W., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Morse, K., Monks, C. & Balme, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Archaeology in Oceania. 53, 3, p. 150-162 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
land use
driver
climate
food
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
occupation
technical development
evidence
manipulation
resources
13 Citations (Scopus)
settling
history
interaction
colonization
archaeology
6 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of retouch intensity on mid to late Holocene unifacial and bifacial points from the Kimberley

Maloney, T. R., O’Connor, S. & Balme, J., 26 Jul 2017, In : Australian Archaeology. 83, 1, p. 42-55 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
quantification
reconstruction
driver
contact

Traditions and change in scaphopod shell beads in Northern Australia from the Pleistocene to the recent past

Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., 2017, Not just for show: The archaeology of beads, beadwork and personal ornaments. Bar-Yosef Mayer, D. E., Bonsall, C. & Choyke, A. M. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 7-18 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Coast
Pleistocene
Shell Beads
Beads
Northern Australia
7 Citations (Scopus)

Wood charcoal analysis at Riwi cave, Gooniyandi country, Western Australia

Whitau, R., Balme, J., O'Connor, S. & Wood, R., 1 Nov 2017, In : Quaternary International. 457, p. 140-154 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
6 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

A 600-year-old Boomerang fragment from Riwi Cave (South Central Kimberley, Western Australia)

Langley, M. C., Dilkes-Hall, I., Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., Aug 2016, In : Australian Archaeology. 82, 2, p. 106-122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
manufacturing
Artifact
Western Australia
Ethnographic
17 Citations (Scopus)

Dingoes and Aboriginal social organisation in Holocene Australia.

Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 7, p. 775-781 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender role
animal
contact
society
evidence
2 Citations (Scopus)
fragmentation
interpretation
meals
Rock Shelter
Signature

News from the south: Current perspectives in Australian zooarchaeology

Manne, T., Balme, J. & Weisler, M., 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 7, p. 687-688 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Re-excavation of Djuru, a Holocene rockshelter in the Southern Kimberley, North Western Australia

Maloney, T., O’Connor, S., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Balme, J. & Fyfe, J., 2016, In : Australian Archaeology. 82, 1, p. 80-85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupation
national park
Holocene
Rock Shelter
Excavation
20 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Towards an accurate and precise chronology for the colonization of Australia: The example of Riwi, Kimberley, Western Australia

Wood, R., Jacobs, Z., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Balme, J., O'Connor, S. & Whitau, R., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 9, p. 1-25 e0160123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronology
Western Australia
Charcoal
charcoal
luminescence
26 Citations (Scopus)

World's earliest ground-edge axe production coincides with human colonisation of Australia

Hiscock, P., O'Connor, S., Balme, J. & Maloney, T., 2016, In : Australian Archaeology. 82, 2, p. 2-11 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
antiquity
diversification
economy
evidence
10 Citations (Scopus)
artifact
need structure
economic system
inhabitant
occupation
2015

A 'Port Scene', Identity and Rock Art of the Inland Southern Kimberley, Western Australia

Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., 2015, In : Rock Art Research. 32, 1, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creating a Paperless Recording System for Pilbara Rock Art

Smith, S., McDonald, J., Balme, J., MacLaren, G. & Paterson, A., 2015, Across space and time: Papers from the 41st Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Perth, 25-28 March 2013. Traviglia, A. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 89-96 96 p. (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Editorial

Bowdler, S., Winton, V., Morse, K., Dortch, J. & Balme, J., 2015, In : Australian Archaeology. 81, p. iii-iv 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

'Memento mori': Love/Fear of and for the Dead - Archaeological Approaches

Bowdler, S. & Balme, J., 2015, Understanding Emotions in Early Europe. Champion, M. & Lynch, A. (eds.). Belgium: Brepols Publishers, Vol. 8. p. 291-312 (Early European research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2014

Archaeology in Practice: A Student guide to Archaeological Analyses

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2014, Not available. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Bowdler, Sandra E.

Balme, J., 2014, Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Volume 2. Smith, C. (ed.). USA: Springer, p. 991-992

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Charlie Dortch: History and archaeology across three continents

Dortch, J., Balme, J., Bowdler, S. & Randolph, P., 2014, In : Australian Archaeology. 79, p. 78-80

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations (Scopus)

Devils Lair: Occupation intensity and land-use

Balme, J., 2014, In : Australian Archaeology. 79, p. 179-186

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Modern Humans in Island Southeast Asia and Sahul: Adaptive and Creative Societies with Simple Lithic Industries

Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., 2014, Southern Asia, Australia and the Search for Human Origins. Dennell, R. & Porr, M. (eds.). USA: Cambridge University Press, p. 164-174

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Intergenerational archaeology: Exploring niche construction in southwest Australian zooarchaeology

Dortch, J., Monks, C., Webb, W. & Balme, J., Dec 2014, In : Australian Archaeology. 79, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

New dates for point technology in the Kimberley

Maloney, T., O'Connor, S. & Balme, J., 2014, In : Archaeology in Oceania. 49, 3, p. 137-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceania
Percussion
Radiocarbon Dates
20 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Occupation at carpenters gap 3, windjana gorge, kimberley, Western Australia

O'Connor, S., Maloney, T., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Balme, J. & Wood, R. E., 2014, In : Australian Archaeology. 78, p. 10-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupation
meals
evidence
artifact
Western Australia

Rock Art and Continuity in South Central Kimberley Region of Western Australia

Balme, J. & O'Connor, S., 2014, Rock Art Studies. India, Vol. 2. p. 20-41

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Stratigraphy

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2014, Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guild to Archaeological Analyses. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

2013
13 Citations (Scopus)

Marking resistance? Change and continuity in the recent rock art of the southern Kimberley, Australia

O'Connor, S., Balme, J., Fyfe, J. L., Oscar, J., Oscar, M., Davis, J., Malo, H., Nuggett, R. & Surprise, D., 2013, In : Antiquity. 87, 336, p. 539-554

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Of boats and string: the maritime colonisation of Australia

Balme, J., 2013, In : Quaternary International. 285, p. 68-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
cognition
communication
Pleistocene
water
3 Downloads (Pure)

The Role of Information Exchange in the Colonization of Sahul

Veth, P., Stern, N., Mcdonald, J., Balme, J. & Davidson, I., 2011, Information and Its Role in Hunter-Gatherer Bands. Whallon, R., Lovis, W. A. & Hitchcock, R. K. (eds.). United States: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Vol. 5. p. 203-220 (Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

GATHERERS AND GRANNIES Further Thoughts on the Origins of Gender

Bowdler, S. & Balme, J., 2010, In : Australian Feminist Studies. 25, 66, p. 391-405

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
83 Citations (Scopus)

Symbolic behaviour and the peopling of the southern arc route to Australia

Balme, J., Davidson, I., Mcdonald, J., Stern, N. & Veth, P., 2009, In : Quaternary International. 202, 1-2, p. 59-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
planning system
economics
information exchange
Africa
2008

Artifacts, Overview

Balme, J., 2008, Encyclopedia of archaeology. Academic Press, p. 508-577

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Comments on Bliege Bird and Bird Why Women Hunt

Balme, J., 2008, In : Current Anthropology. 49, 4, p. 679-680

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Engendering Origins : Theories of Gender in Sociology and Archaeology

Balme, J. & Bulbeck, C., 2008, In : Australian Archaeology. 67, p. 3-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

archaeology
sociology
gender
sociologist
Sociology

More Unconsidered Trifles: Papers to Celebrate the Career of Sandra Bowdler

Balme, J., O'Connor, S., Ulm, S. (ed.) & Ross, A. (ed.), 2008, December 2008 ed. St Lucia, QLD: Australian Archaeological Association Inc.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

2006

Archaeology in Practice A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2006, Not available. 1 ed. Malden, M.A. USA: Blackwell, p. 1-438

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

53 Citations (Scopus)
320 Downloads (Pure)

Shell beads and social behaviour in Pleistocene Australia

Balme, J. & Morse, K., 2006, In : Antiquity. 80, 310, p. 799-811

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social behavior
language
Pleistocene
Shell Beads
Beads
20 Citations (Scopus)
colonization
gender role
Structure of Society
gender
division of labor
2005
10 Citations (Scopus)

Benchmarking for archaeology honours degrees in Australian universities

Beck, W. & Balme, J., 2005, In : Australian Archaeology. 61, p. 32-40

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

benchmarking
honor
archaeology
university
grading