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The discovery, by a team of archaeologists and dating specialists led by Associate Professor Chris Clarkson from The University of Queensland School of Social Science, has been detailed in the journal this week.The researchers found new evidence at the Madjedbebe site on Mirarr land within the Jabiluka mineral lease, surrounded by the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.Published today in the journal , the new discoveries were made at Madjedbebe, a rock shelter in northern Australia.The site is on Mirrarr land within the Jabiluka mineral lease, surrounded by the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.
“Most striking of all, in a region known for its spectacular rock art, are the huge quantities of ground ochre and evidence of ochre processing found at the site, from the older layer continuing through to the present.” The dig discovered a maxillary (upper jaw) fragment of a Tasmanian Tiger coated in red pigment, giving insight to the central role ochre played in local customs at the time.Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation Chief Executive Officer Justin O’Brien said a landmark agreement had made it possible for Dr Clarkson and colleagues to dig the site.Thursday, 20 July 2017 New evidence uncovered by a team of archaeologists and dating specialists, including the University of Adelaide, shows human occupation of Australia for at least 65,000 years – much longer than other estimates of closer to 50,000 years.The rock art tells fascinating, ancient stories, passed down generations. There are dynamic figures, x-ray art, contact art and paintings of mystical 'Mimi Spirits'.These spirits are said to be so thin they can hide in the cracks of rocks.
Ubirr is located in the East Alligator region of Kakadu, in the northern section of the Park, about 40 km from Jabiru.