Ormeau Quarry reveals history from 1670

Ormeau Quarry Expansion, Boral Resources Qld The Ormeau Quarry expansion project required a survey which was in November 2013. Test pits and shovel probes found 115 stone artefacts including a charcoal sample located at the same depth as the stone artefacts.  Radiocarbon dating of the charcoal sample gave a date for site occupation of approximately…

Rare knapping, camping and ceremonial sites identified, Stockland Coomera

Between 2004 and 2005, Jabree provided a staged cultural heritage assessment of the Stockland project area in Coomera, which identified 20 significant sites that uncovered a total of 503 stone artefacts, 3 species of shell, charcoal, small animal bones and ochre. One site was assessed as a knapping site (stone tools were created at this location), containing some…