Roof Fall Cave, Cania Gorge: site report

Eales, Tony, Westcott, Catherine, Lilley, Ian, Ulm, Sean, Brian, Deborah, and Clarkson, Chris (1999) Roof Fall Cave, Cania Gorge: site report. Queensland Archaeological Research, 11. pp. 29-42.

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Abstract

This site report presents a description of archaeological investigations undertaken at Roof Fall Cave, an occupied rockshelter and art site located at Cania Gorge, eastern Central Queensland. Excavation yielded quantities of stone artefacts, bone and charcoal, along with some freshwater mussel shell and ochre with an occupational sequence spanning from up to 18,576 cal BP to the historical period. Roof Fall Cave is currently the oldest dated site in Cania Gorge and possibly in the Central Queensland region.

Item ID: 18329
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 1839-339X
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 06:24
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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