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Boomerangs return with greater insights into ample uses – Griffith News

Findings constitute first traceological evidence of hardwood boomerangs being used for shaping stone tools in Australia.



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If you thought all boomerangs were used solely for throwing and hopefully – returning then think again, because new research by a team of Griffith University archaeologists suggests that Aboriginal Australians employed the traditional curved wooden objects for so many more purposes. 
PhD candidate Eva Martellotta at the Australian Museum.
The team from Griffiths Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) analysed microscopic traces on the surfaces of 100 boomerangs from across each state…

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