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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Knife

Knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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1984
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Stone hatchet with a head that is bifacially flaked and the edge ground

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Edward Roberts collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Digging sticks
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Carved wooden sculpture of a school of four fish on a stand

Carved wooden sculpture of a school of four fish on a stand

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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1974
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Spearthrowers
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1987
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Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Charles Hart collection
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Pendants
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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1931
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Y Pettinato collection
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Wood carvings
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1985
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Spearthrower from Mitchell River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1913

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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1913
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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1964
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A model raft made from six cylindrical wooden rods, collected in 1931 by Gerhard Laves from Bardi people at Cape Leveque, WA

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
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Paintings
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Juanella McKenzie
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2008
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Message stick with pigment

Message stick with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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Cartoon titled 'A business cycle chasing a recovery', by John Spooner, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2008
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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1921
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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Shield, North Western Australia, late 1920s

Shield, North Western Australia, late 1920s

University of Sydney collection
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Shields
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1932
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang from Cummeragunja, New South Wales

Boomerang from Cummeragunja, New South Wales

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Cummeragunja, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent split wood

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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