Rock art of the Pilbara region, north-west Australia
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Published by Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies in Canberra .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pilbara (W.A.),
  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Petroglyphs -- Australia -- Pilbara (W.A.),
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian.,
  • Pilbara (W.A.) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 75-78.

Statementby Bruce J. Wright.
SeriesOccasional papers in aboriginal studies,, no. 11, Prehistory and material culture series,, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU120 .A8 no. 11, GN799.P4 .A8 no. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination78, [150] p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5294785M
LC Control Number72028478

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