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Title: Radiocarbon age constraints for a Pleistocene–Holocene transition rock art style: The Northern Running Figures of the East Alligator River region, western Arnhem Land, Australia.
Authors: Jones, T
Levchenko, V
King, P
Troitzsch, U
Wesley, D
Williams, A
Nayingull, A
Keywords: ISOTOPE DATING
PLEISTOCENE EPOCH
QUATERNARY PERIOD
PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS
CALCIUM OXIDES
AUSTRALIA
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2017
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Jones, Tristen, Levchenko, Vladimir A., King, Penelope L., Troitzsch, Ulrike, Wesley, Daryl, Williams, A. Alan, & Nayingull, Alfred. (2017). Radiocarbon age constraints for a Pleistocene–Holocene transition rock art style: The Northern Running Figures of the East Alligator River region, western Arnhem Land, Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 11, 80-89. doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.11.016
Abstract: In this article we present nine radiocarbon age determinations producing a minimum age and a minimum age range for a regionally distinct rock art style known as the Northern Running Figures from Red Lily Lagoon, western Arnhem Land Australia. These radiocarbon determinations provide age constraints for both Pleistocene and early Holocene rock art in western Arnhem Land. The radiocarbon age determinations are produced from extracting calcium oxalate contained within mineral crusts associated with the rock art. Significantly this study employs a novel separation technique, designed to effectively isolate the oxalate compounds from the mineral crust sample using chemical pre-treatment, and demonstrates significant time offsets between radiocarbon age determinations for the calcium oxalates and other carbon inclusions contained within mineral crusts. © 2016, Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.11.016
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