25049 McLEOD,Marji Hill-Neil ;
FROM THE OCHRES OF MUNGO.Aboriginal Art Today.
4to.pp.114,bibliograohy,profusely illustrated in colour. very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
Red ochre was found on the sceletal remains of a malecorpse found at Lake Mungo in NSW, the pigment is unavailable locallyit must have been transported to the area in some quantity.This is the earliest evidence we have of the use of Aboriginal pigments in some kind of ritual context.