Ancient Australia Defining Moments
Investigation 1: Finding out about Mungo Lady
1.3 Could this be Mungo Lady, Mungo Man and the Lake Mungo environment?
Here is a painting by Giovanni Caselli showing what he believes life at Lake Mungo was like at about the time that Mungo Lady and Mungo Man were living there.
You need to investigate and decide for yourself if it could be an accurate picture of the people and the time.
1. How many features of daily life can you identify in the painting? List these in the left column. Describe what you have learned about each feature in the right column. You may want to do further research to find out more.
|Feature of daily life shown in the painting||What have you learned about this?|
2. Now decide whether this could or could not be an accurate picture of Mungo Lady, Mungo Man and the Lake Mungo environment. Explain your response.