Browsing Australian Archaeology, Number 004, 1976 by Subject "Archeology"
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ItemAboriginal Adze Stone Hoards Found on the Arcoona Plateau Near Woomera, South Australia(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) Hewitt, RIn October 1970, the Woomera Natural History Society held a field excursion to the Lake Hanson area. The purpose of this paper is to provide details of a hoard or cache of Aboriginal adze stones found by the writer on that occasion. This paper will also describe two smaller finds of hoarded adze stones, made in other parts of the region in recent years. ItemArchaeological Developments in the History Department at The University of Melbourne, 1975(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) Orchiston, D WayneThis report summarizes archaeological developments that took place during 1975 within the History Department, the staff of which includes two archaeologists, Mr W. Culican (Reader; specialization: Middle East) and the author (Research Fellow; specialization: Oceanic prehistory and ethnohistory). ItemArchaeological Field Work in South-Western Victoria, 1974/1975(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) Lourandos, HarryMost models of Australian Aboriginal societies are based on studies in either tropical or arid environments. As a contrast to these I have chosen to examine the human ecology of Aboriginal societies that existed in the well-watered regions of south-eastern Australia. The study area chosen was the Western District of south-western Victoria. The research design includes the examination of two bodies of data, ethnographic and archaeological, viewed in relation to the region's ecology. Attention has been placed on the construction of models of subsistence and settlement. ItemComputer Simulations of Small Populations(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) McArthur, NormaThe September number of the 'Journal of the Polynesian Society', 1976, will contain a report by Norma McArthur (Research School of Pacific Studies, ANJ), I.W. Saunders and R.L. Tweedie (Division of Mathematics and Statistics , CSIRO) on their first series of computer simulations of very small populations. Some preliminary results of these experiments were presented at an ANU Prehistory seminar in April 1975, and a more mathematical treatment of the project was published in the first volume of CSIRO' S 'The Mathematical Scientist', 1976. ItemA New Archaeology-Ethnohistory Research Journal for The Pacific Area(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) Orchiston, D WayneThe Artefact, fomerly the newsletter of the Archaeological Society of Victoria, is now a professional research journal specializing in the ethno-history and archaeology (prehistoric, historic, and ethno) of the Pacific region. ItemRecent Developments in Victorian Prehistory(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) Orchiston, D WayneA Conference on 'Aboriginal Man and Environment in Southeastern Victoria: Recent Developments in Victorian Prehistory was held at the University of Melbourne on 27-29 November, 1975. This paper is a summary of Conference papers, in the order in which they were presented. ItemSeelands and Sai Yok Pebble Tools: A Further Consideration(Australian Archaeological Association, 1976-04) McBryde, IsabelAnalysis and limitations in comparisons of pebble tool industries of Seelands, and Sai Yok. This paper addresses questions concerning unifacial pebble tools and connections with the pebble tool assemblages of Late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene of South-East Asia, especially those of the 'Hoabinhian technocomplex'.