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Faunal Analysis of Jundaru (HN-A9) and PAD 3 Rockshelters, Pilbara, Western Australia


McDowell, M, Faunal Analysis of Jundaru (HN-A9) and PAD 3 Rockshelters, Pilbara, Western Australia, Rockshelter Excavations in the East Hamersley Range, Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, D Cropper and WB Law (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 401-408. ISBN 9781784919764 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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Australian Cultural Heritage Management (ACHM) excavated Jundaru (HN-A9) and PAD 3 rockshelters in the Pilbara to investigate their cultural significance. The faunal analyses reported here may provide insight into animal use by indigenous Australians that once occupied the Hope Downs 1 region. Animal remains were investigated to identify the fauna and observe bone breakage, burning, modification and taphonomy. Potential cultural implications based on the faunal analysis are discussed.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:shifting baseline, rockshelter, zoo-archaeology
Research Division:History, Heritage and Archaeology
Research Group:Archaeology
Research Field:Archaeological science
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
UTAS Author:McDowell, M (Dr Matthew McDowell)
ID Code:132346
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2019-05-03
Last Modified:2020-01-15

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