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Mandu Mandu Creek Rockshelter excavation

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In the late 1980s a small limestone rockshelter on the western edge of North-West Cape was excavated by Museum archaeologist, Kate Morse, as part of her post-graduate studies. The material that was recovered from the rcokshelter provided early evidence for the exploitation of marine resources by Aboriginal people.

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Shell beads dating to c. 30,000 are amongst he significant finds from this site.
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text: Western Australia

text: Mandu Mandu Creek

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  • Local : WAM 8