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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Coffins
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Decorated and incised clap stick

Decorated and incised clap stick

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Clapsticks
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Decorated and incised clap stick

Decorated and incised clap stick

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Clapsticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Firestick

Firestick

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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

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Necklaces
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Firestick

Firestick

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Firedrill

Firedrill

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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing net

Fishing net

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Fishing nets
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

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Personal adornments
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Firestick

Firestick

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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

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Necklaces
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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

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Firestick

Firestick

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Headband of fibre string

Headband of fibre string

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Headbands
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre strin...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fishing net

Fishing net

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Fishing nets
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

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Firesticks
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Firestick

Firestick

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Firesticks
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Bark canoe

Bark canoe

Dr William Warner collection
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Canoes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Pigmented spear with prongs

Pigmented spear with prongs

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spear with hafted metal blade

Spear with hafted metal blade

Dr William Warner collection
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Cylindrical fibre basket

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Baskets
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Model of bark coffin

Model of bark coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Coffins
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club

Club

Dr William Warner collection
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Clubs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented spear with two pronged head

Pigmented spear with two pronged head

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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Cylindrical woven fibre basket

Cylindrical woven fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Headband

Headband

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Asymmetrical wooden boomerang with yellow ends

Asymmetrical wooden boomerang with yellow ends

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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