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Aboriginal Rock Art - Indigenous Instyle
Aboriginal rock art is a feature of what is generally known as Australian aboriginal art. It refers to both the rock carvings and paintings found in different regions in Australia. The aboriginal carvings or petroglyphs were made through abrasion of rock surfaces using hard objects. The paintings, on the other hand, were found in caves presumed to be shelters of the aboriginal people. These were...
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Types of art[ change | change source ]
There are several types of aboriginal art and ways of making art. This includes rock painting, dot painting, rock engravings, bark painting, carvings, sculptures, and weaving and string art.
Dot paintings from Namadgi National Park showing a Kangaroo , Dingoes , Echidna and a Turtle ,
A painting of Baiame in "Baiame's cave", near Singleton, NSW. Notice the...
Date: 2017-12-18 17:12:51
Indigenous Rock Art Sites of Australia - Complete Campsite
Aboriginal rock art is part of an ancient tradition of painting and engraving, and sadly, only about fifty years away from disappearing forever.
The images tell us of a time when Ancestral Beings moved across the land, creating geographical features and sacred sites; of species that were extinct long before white settlers arrived, of food available in the area, and of the relationships amongst...
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Aboriginal Art Caves in the Sydney Region - Diamond Spirit
Aboriginal Art Caves in the Sydney Region
Where they occur
In the sandstone country of the Gosford/Sydney region, caves containing Aboriginal art usually occur in the upper reaches of minor creeks or the bottom of cliff lines. These caves always have a dry, level floor and often face north or east. A typical size is 10 metres by 4 metres, with a ceiling 2-3 metres high.
This cave is located close...
Date: 2017-04-19 03:19:11
5 Aboriginal Art Facts - Kate Owen Gallery | Sydney
Aboriginal art on canvas and board only began 40 years ago: Traditionally, the paintings we now see on canvas, were scratched or drawn on rock walls, used in body paint or on ceremonial articles and importantly, drawn in sand or dirt accompanied by the song or story. In 1971, Geoffrey Bardon a school teacher working with Aboriginal children in Papunya, noticed the Aboriginal men, while telling...
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Bradshaw rock art in the Kimberley region of Western Australia
The first ancestors of Aboriginal Australians are believed to have arrived in Australia as early as 60,000 years ago, and evidence of Aboriginal art in Australia can be traced back at least 30,000 years.  Examples of ancient Aboriginal rock artworks can be found throughout the continent. Notable examples can be found in national...
Date: 2017-12-09 12:59:37
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Australia's top 7 Aboriginal rock art sites - Australian ...
Australia is home to some of the oldest and most prolific collections of rock art in the world, and interpreting these ancient artworks provides valuable insights into our history.
1. Quinkan Country, QLD
There are several collections of rock art in Quinkan Country that are at least 15,000 years old, including paintings of wildlife, spirits and people. The sites can be reached via several...
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Space Aliens In Australia - Mysterious Australia
Australasian Post, September 11, 1986
Space Aliens In Australia
In a rock shelter in the NSW Blue Mountains 20 years ago, I came across a mysterious Aboriginal carving. Etched into the rock it appeared to depict a human-like figure seated in an airborne vehicle. Flying saucer enthusiasts would take this carving as clear evidence that astronauts...
Date: 2010-12-02 05:29:29
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Where can I see Aboriginal rock art and engravings? | NSW ...
There are over 65,000 known Aboriginal sites in NSW. Many national parks and reserves feature Aboriginal art. Please help preserve these sites and treat them respectfully when you visit.
Red Hands Cave at West Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park .
In western NSW, the paintings and drawings differ to those on the coast:
The shelters at Mount Grenfell Historic Site and Gundabooka National Park contain hundreds of small brightly painted animals and dancing figures
Further west at Mutawintji National Park , you'll see stencils and paintings of...
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Australian Petroglyphs, Wondjina - Crystalinks
Australian Petroglyphs and Rock Art
Significant early cave paintings have been found in Kakadu, Australia. Ochre is a not an organic material, so carbon dating of these pictures is often impossible. Sometimes the approximate date, or at least, an epoch, can be surmised from the painting content, contextual artifacts, or organic material intentionally or inadvertently mixed with the inorganic...
Date: 2013-06-26 12:56:15
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Australian Cave paintings may be the oldest on the planet
Scholars believe that the history of the earliest human cultures in Australia dates back to a period that could go from 50,000 to 80,000 years ago before the arrival of Europeans. Before colonization, there were hundreds of aboriginal groups calling Australia their homeland, each with its own artistic tradition, culture and language.
One of the most incredible cave paintings in Australia are...
Ancient Egyptian Glyphs Found in Australia Are Rewriting ...
Without doubt, it is an impressive gallery of ancient Aboriginal rock art deserving of protection. There is one life-sized engraving of Durramullan (son of Creation Spirit Biamie) that is so unique, utterly unexpected, and obviously sacred, decisions had to be made as to how it can be publicly described.
There is nothing remotely like it anywhere in Australia. And that's it.
That is all we have...
Date: 2017-12-20 09:36:04
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