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Two Kakadu Headdresses

Rock Art Research Vol 29, No. 1

The following is a brief report of two headdress types appearing in rock art in Kakadu National Park, so uncommon that only one example of each is known to the author in this region. These paintings were found while exploring the Arnhem Land Plateau in 2008 and 2009.

The first is a hoop headdress and the second is one of radiating lines with end blobs, both appearing in ethnographic photographs from other regions of Australia.