Big Foot Art Site, Cania Gorge: site report

Westcott, Catherine, Lilley, Ian, Ulm, Sean, Clarkson, Chris, and Brian, Deborah (1999) Big Foot Art Site, Cania Gorge: site report. Queensland Archaeological Research, 11. pp. 43-58.

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Abstract

This site report presents a description of archaeological investigations undertaken at Big Foot Art Site, a large rockshelter and art site located at Cania Gorge, eastern Central Queensland. Field and laboratory methods are outlined and results presented. Excavation revealed evidence for occupation spanning from before 7,700 cal BP to at least 300 cal BP, with a significant peak in stone artefact discard between c.4,200-3,200 cal BP. Results are compared to analyses undertaken in the adjacent Central Queensland Highlands.

Item ID: 18551
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 1839-339X
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 06:02
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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