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Author Sagona, A. G.

Title Bruising the red earth : ochre mining and ritual in aboriginal Tasmania / edited by Antonio Sagona
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1994

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Description xviii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents In Memory of Lloyd Robson -- 1. The Rediscovery of Toolumbunner / M. D. A. McKay -- 2. The Quest for Red Gold / A. G. Sagona -- 3. The Physical Setting of the Gog Range / J. A. Webb, I. Thomas and K. Thiele -- 4. The Excavation / A. G. Sagona and J. A. Webb -- 5. Analysis of the Finds / J. A. Webb, M. D. A. McKay and A. G. Sagona -- 6. Toolumbunner in Perspective / A. G. Sagona and J. A. Webb -- 7. Conclusions / A. G. Sagona -- Appendix I Table of chemical constituents of Toolumbunner ochre -- Appendix II Lithologies used for the manufacture of flaked stone tools at Toolumbunner
Summary Contains six reports on aspects of the Toolumbunner ochre mine, the Gog Range, Tasmania; 1) McKay - The rediscovery of Toolumbunner; historical background to the use and discovery of the ochre source; 2) Sagona - The quest for red gold - annotated separately; 3) Webb, Thomas and Thiele - The physical setting of the Gog Range - regional geology and vegetation; 4) Sagona and Webb - The excavation - surface features, ochre geochemistry, stratigraphy and dates of deposits; 5) Webb, McKay and Sagona - Analysis of finds - lithology of materials, procurement patterns, artefact typology, grindstones (ballywinne stones) - manufacture, ochre processing and its social meaning, social organisation and lithic distribution; 6) Sagona and Webb - Toolumbunner in Perspective - annotated separately; ochre and ochre mines; excavations; geomorphological and geological analysis; surveys; tools - knapped; tools - percussion and abrading devices; colonisation - 1788 to 1850 - Tasmania
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-186) and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Gog Range Region -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Antiquities.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Australia -- Gog Range Region -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Australia -- Gog Range Region -- Rites and ceremonies
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Gog Range Region -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region -- Rites and ceremonies
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Australia -- Gog Range Region
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region
Ocher mines and mining -- Australia -- Gog Range Region
Ocher mines and mining -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region
Ocher -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region
Ocher -- Australia -- Gog Range Region
Ocher -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Gog Range Region
Toolumbunner (Mine ; Tas.)
Gog Range Region (Tas.) -- Antiquities
Toolumbunner (Mine : Tas.)
Toolumbunner (Tas.)
Toolumbunner Site (Tas.)
Author Sagona, A. G.
LC no. 95115979
ISBN 0522846025