4.1.1 Australia

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Created on: 04 June 2013

MS in Aranda on schist-like stone, Central Desert area, Australia, before 1800, 1 circular churinga, aboriginal patterns incised with a incisor tooth of an opossum, and rubbed with grease and red ochre during the ceremonies.

Created on: 04 June 2013

MS in Aranda on green chist stone, Mount Zeil, Central Australia, before 1800, 1 oval churinga, aboriginal symbols incised with an incisor tooth of an opossum, rubbed with grease and ochre during the ceremonies.

Created on: 04 June 2013

MS in Aranda on pinky weathered and worn chalk stone, Central Desert area, Australia, before 500, 1 oval churinga of 2 joining parts, 33x14x2 cm, aboriginal patterns incised with an incisor tooth of an opossum.

Created on: 03 June 2013

MS on chalk-like stone, Urella Downs station, New South Wales, Australia, ca. 20000-3000 BC, cylindrical cylcon with rounded apex and base, band of irregular lines around circumference near base, longitudinal grooves from base to apex, deliberate chipping around base.

Created on: 03 June 2013

MS on yellow soft sandstone, Western New South Wales, Australia, ca. 20000-3000 BC, 1 oval-conical cylcon with slanting flat base, 1 large arrow pointing towards apex, 4 arrows pointing towards base.

Created on: 03 June 2013

MS on weathered white desert sandstone with lichen growth, High Delalan, Western New South Wales, Australia, ca. 20000-3000 BC, 1 cylindro-conical and cornute form cylcon with concave base, 22x8x8 cm, incised with 11 parallel longitudinal lines running from apex to base.