Accelerator radiocarbon dating of plant-fibre binders in rock paintings from northeastern Australia

Alan Watchman, Noelene Cole

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Abstract

During the late Holocene, Aboriginal rock painters in north Queensland selected and combined various natural inorganic and organic materials in paint recipes – possibly to increase the longevity of their paintings. The organic materials make direct radiocarbon dating possible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-358
Number of pages4
JournalAntiquity
Volume67
Issue number255
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1993
Externally publishedYes

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