Subsistence, Australia (Other Keyword)

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Is that Roo on the Barbeque? Using Use-Wear, Residue Analysis and Biochemical Staining to identify varied subsistence practices in Aboriginal archaeological sites in Australia. (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Birgitta Stephenson.

Environmental factors associated with open context sites are frequently considered to negatively impact on the survival of archaeological residues on lithic artefacts. This report challenges these views and documents how the simple combination of three lines of evidence enabled the identification and characterisation of significant and varied subsistence practises from two sites on opposite sides of Australia. The identification of use-related residues was facilitated by using a specifically...