One of the newly discovered sailing ship paintings found in the Wellington Range, Arnhem Land….
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James Woodford HIDDEN in rugged ranges in north-west Arnhem Land, a spectacular treasure-trove of Aboriginal rock art is set to rewrite the history of Australia. In a find that has stunned archaeologists and anthropologists, a vast wall of about 1500 paintings chronicles the history of Aboriginal contact with outsiders, from Macassan prows and European sailing […]
September 20th, 2008 · No Comments · News
Pictures and story by James Woodford Hidden in Arnhem Land’s remote Wellington Range is a maze of tortured sandstone and an enormous overhang hiding one of the world’s most important rock art panels. The Djulirri rock shelter’s 1500 stunning paintings are a record of all that makes people marvellous and terrifying, a spectacular narrative spanning […]