Rock engravings

Australia, 1968

Film
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Aboriginal rock carvings in Western New South Wales are being studied by archaeologists to discover their significance and to throw light on the culture which produced them. The age of the carvings cannot be determined, but many may be thousands of years old.

Credits

production company

Australian Museum

Language

English

Duration

00:06:58:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28010

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - New South Wales

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Aboriginal Australia → Archaeology - Australia

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

History → Aboriginal Australians - Antiquities

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

History → Archaeology - Australia

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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