Mandu Mandu Creek Rockshelter excavation
In the late 1980s a small limestone rockshelter on the western edge of North-West Cape was excavated by Museum archaeologist, Kate Morse, as part of her post-graduate studies. The material that was recovered from the rcokshelter provided early evidence for the exploitation of marine resources by Aboriginal people.
Shell beads dating to c. 30,000 are amongst he significant finds from this site.
Aboriginal culture; Aboriginal peoples (Australians); Archaeology; Rock shelters
Aboriginal peoples; Archaeology; Excavations (Archaeology); Prehistory
Archaeology; Beads; Prehistory; Shell; Stone tools; Thylacine
Western Australia; Mandu Mandu Creek