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Bruising The Red Earth - Ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania

Bruising The Red Earth - Ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania
 
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A series of essays that explore the mining of red ochre by Aboriginal Tasmanians from several angles, including
- the primacy of the colour red in human perception.
- the archaeological record that attests to its use
- the geology and vegetation of the Gog Range that contains the Toolumbunner ochre mine
- a detailed technical account of the excavation of Toolumbunner and the stones used to pulverise the red mineral.

Softcover book
Published 1994
194-pages, indexed

This is an out-of-print book; it is in used but very good condition. Please contact the bookshop, Just Tassie Books at The Book Cellar, for additional detailed photos and description of condition.
SKU SKU19212
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Weight 0.60 kg
Author Antonio Sagona (ed)
ISBN 0522846025
 
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