The Seven Mile Creek Mound: new evidence for mid-Holocene Aboriginal marine resource exploitation in central Queensland

Ulm, Sean (2002) The Seven Mile Creek Mound: new evidence for mid-Holocene Aboriginal marine resource exploitation in central Queensland. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 110. pp. 121-126.

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Abstract

Recent excavation of an Aboriginal shell mound on Seven Mile Creek, just southeast of Gladstone, central Queensland, has revealed a dense shell midden deposit dated to c. 3900cal BP. This result provides some of the earliest evidence of highly focused marine resource exploitation from an open archaeological site on the Queensland coast. The site is briefly described, preliminary results of analyses presented and implications discussed.

Item ID: 18177
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Aboriginal archaeology, archaeology, central Queensland, shell mounds
ISSN: 0080-469X
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2011 03:02
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2101 Archaeology > 210101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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