Eurimbula Site 1, Curtis Coast: site report

Ulm, Sean, Carter, Melissa, Reid, Jill, and Lilley, Ian (1999) Eurimbula Site 1, Curtis Coast: site report. Queensland Archaeological Research, 11. pp. 105-122.

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Abstract

This site report presents an account of archaeological excavations undertaken at Eurimbula Site 1, a large open midden site complex located in Eurimbula National Park on the southern Curtis Coast, Central Queensland. Excavations yielded a cultural assemblage dominated by mud ark (Anadara trapezia) and commercial oyster (Saccostrea commercialis) and incorporating small quantities of stone artefacts, fish bone and charcoal. Densities of cultural material were found to decrease markedly with distance from the creek. Analyses of excavated material demonstrate extensive low intensity use of the site from at least c.3,200 cal BP to the historical period.

Item ID: 18334
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 1839-339X
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 06:21
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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