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Hatchet painted with a design of dots in lines

Hatchet painted with a design of dots in lines

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Adze

Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message sticks
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Wooden tray containing samples of adhesives and stone tools

Wooden tray containing samples of adhesives and stone tools

Stan Mitchell collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley R. Mitchell
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sample of munyeroo seeds

Sample of munyeroo seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tool

Bone tool

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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Cube of resin

Cube of resin

Stan Mitchell collection
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Samples
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Hatchet handle

Hatchet handle

Stan Mitchell collection
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Tool handles
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Sample of Moths

Sample of Moths

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message sticks
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Papua, Indonesia
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in bent wood handle

Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in be...

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Bone tool

Bone tool

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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Sample of netting

Sample of netting

Stan Mitchell collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Armband

Armband

Stan Mitchell collection
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Armbands
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Symmetrical boomerang, New South Wales

Symmetrical boomerang, New South Wales

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Not provided
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1963
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Spear

Spear

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spears
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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