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Metal hatchet head

Metal hatchet head

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Marion Downs, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1983
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Not provided
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1948
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both ends, and two holes drilled at one end

Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both e...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Smoking pipes
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Club with conical ends

Club with conical ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Shield

Shield

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Shields
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Cummeragunja, New South Wales, Australia
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1926
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Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangama...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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1993
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club

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Professor H Davies collection
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Clubs
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Southern central, Australia
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1934
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1961
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Message stick

Message stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Message sticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Shield

Shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Shields
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Not provided
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1984
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bags
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Sculpture of a turtle

Sculpture of a turtle

Inada Holdings 02/04/1985 collection
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Wood carvings
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Petraman
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edward Roberts collection
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Boomerangs
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Shield

Shield

H Robinson collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1985
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented bent bark ceremonial armband

Pigmented bent bark ceremonial armband

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Not provided
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1987
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Adze

Adze

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adzes
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Igor Zorich collection
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Boomerangs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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de Grey River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Jiboom

Jiboom

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Digging stick

Digging stick

University of Sydney collection
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Digging sticks
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Not provided
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1957
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Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1896
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1968
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