Recording Ancient Australian Rock Art

Australia has more than 100.000 rock art sites with more being discovered every year. Not surprisingly, Australia has the most rock art in the world.

Academics and archaeologists face the daunting task of preserving and recording these ancient treasures–some of which date back more than 9.000 years! The Australian recently ran this article about a new initiative from the University of Western Australia on the topic. Please click here to access it.

James Wiener
About the Author
James Blake Wiener is the Communications Director at Ancient History Encyclopedia. Aside from his work at AHE, James is an avid Arabist and Latin Americanist, devotee of romance languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish), international traveler, and fan of ice hockey.