Aboriginal skeletal remains from Cape Portland

Murray, P and Ransom, D 1981 , 'Aboriginal skeletal remains from Cape Portland' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 115 , pp. 69-76 , doi: doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.115.69.

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An aboriginal cranium and mandible (M4903) was recovered from a deflated midden deposit within the National Parks and Wildlife Reserve on the Cape Portland Estate, Cape Portland, northeastern Tasmania. No additional skeletal material was found during follow up excavation procedures that took place about two weeks after the discovery. The skull is within the known morphological range for Tasmanian aboriginals.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Murray, P and Ransom, D
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.115.69
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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