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Such a union is hedged in by certain taboos, including in-law avoidance.

Dr Clarkson said more than 10,000 artefacts were revealed in the lowest layer at the site.

Lead author of the paper announcing the development Tristen Jones, a Ph. candidate at the Australian National University said: “The results are exciting as although they generally support the chronology and assumed antiquity for the NRF art style, they provide minimum ages which suggest that the art style is actually a few thousand years older than what was anticipated, they also demonstrate that the art style was painted over a considerably long period.

Australian Aborigines have always been thought to be living on this continent for about 40,000 years.

The lease is now held by Energy Resources of Australia, which partnered with the Gundjeihmi Corporation to provide access to the site.