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Aboriginal Australians Used Boomerangs as Retouchers | Archaeology – Sci-News.com

New research by Griffith University and University of Cape Town scientists provides the first traceological evidence of multipurpose nature of Australian hardwood…

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New research by Griffith University and University of Cape Town scientists provides the first traceological evidence of multipurpose nature of Australian hardwood boomerangs.
Australian Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield, c. 1920. Image credit: National Museum of Australia.
Australian lithic assemblages contain a great number of retouched tools, said lead author Eva Martellott from the Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution at Griffith University…

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