The Coming of man

Australia, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian ark”.
Aboriginal man is now known to have come to Australia at least 40,000 years ago, maybe even 50,000 years ago. Leading anthropologists, including Norman Tindale, John Mulvaney, Richard Wright and Bob Edwards explain their finds, including a 30,000 year old skull of a cremated woman at Lake Mungo, the Kow Swamp excavation of skeletons which resemble Java man, the 20,000 year old wall markings of the Koonalda Cave and the strange engraved stone faces of the Cleland Hills.

Credits

co-producer

Vincent Serventy

Robert Raymond

production company

Opus Films

Language

English

Duration

01:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38024

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Origin

Aboriginal Australia → Archaeology - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Prehistoric

History → Archaeology - Australia

History → Man, Prehistoric

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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