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Aboriginal shell midden at Weipa

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Title: Aboriginal shell midden at Weipa
Date: 1958
Keywords: environment, Indigenous people, midden, archaeology, shell
Record creator: Australian News and Information Bureau, Canberra
Reference: A1200, L26732

Aboriginal shell midden at Weipa


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This is a black-and-white photograph of a shell midden, a mound of mollusc and crustacean shells piled high, taken at Weipa in Queensland in 1958. It shows a man standing on the sloping side of the midden.

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