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dc.contributor.authorDavid, Bruno
dc.contributor.authorDelannoy, Jean-Jacques
dc.contributor.authorPetchey, Fiona
dc.contributor.authorGunn, Robert
dc.contributor.authorHuntley, Jillian
dc.contributor.authorVeth, Peter
dc.contributor.authorGenuite, Kim
dc.contributor.authorSkelly, Robert J
dc.contributor.authorMialanes, Jerome
dc.contributor.authorHarper, Sam
dc.contributor.authorOuzman, Sven
dc.contributor.authorHeaney, Pauline
dc.contributor.authorWong, Vanessa
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-04T12:40:40Z
dc.date.available2019-07-04T12:40:40Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.issn0312-2417
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/03122417.2019.1603263
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/386018
dc.description.abstractThe ‘direct’ dating of rock art has proliferated since the development of accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon, uranium-series and optically stimulated luminescence dating, yet still, most rock art is not directly datable due to the mineral nature of the constituent pigments. Here we present another method: the recovery and dating by stratigraphic association of small buried fragments of ochre and dried paint drops deposited onto soft sediment surfaces as by-products of paint production and use. These finds also give added contextual occupational information for archaeology of painting events. The case is made through the example of Borologa 1, a richly decorated Wanjina rockshelter in the Kimberley region of northwestern Australia that contains buried hearths, grindstones, earth pigments and small fallen spalls of rock containing traces of pigment and paint drops. Results from excavation indicate the beginning of Wanjina motifs and associated painting conventions on Art Panel B1 sometime between 2,080–1,160 cal BP and their proliferation in the past millennium.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherAUSTRALIAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOC INC
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAUSTRALIAN ARCHAEOLOGY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchArchaeology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHistorical Studies
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode2101
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode2103
dc.titleDating painting events through by-products of ochre processing: Borologa 1 Rockshelter, Kimberley, Australia
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
dc.description.versionAccepted Manuscript (AM)
gro.rights.copyright© 2019 Taylor & Francis (Routledge). This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Australian Archaeology on 17 May 2019, available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/03122417.2019.1603263
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gro.griffith.authorHuntley, Jillian


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