Cupule engravings from Jinmium-Granilpi (northern Australia) and beyond: exploration of a widespread and enigmatic class of rock markings

Sven Ouzman, Paul Tacon, Kenneth Mulvaney, Richard Fullagar

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Antiquity last year reported a startlingly old series of dates from Jinmium in tropical north Australia. At Jinmium are old rock engravings, the pecked cups or cupules that are widespread in Australia. The study of the Jinmium cupules goes beyond that immediate topic to broader issues.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)942-965
Number of pages14
JournalAntiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology
Issue number274
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


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