TITLE

DREAMTIME

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenfeld, Madelon
PUB. DATE
July 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Shares the author's conversation with Margaret Nobbs, who recorded Aboriginal rock paintings and engravings of Olary Province in South Australia. Characteristics of Nobbs; Visit to several favorite archaeological sites of Nobbs; Aboriginal life and its dreamtime concept.
ACCESSION #
10811067

 

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