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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Lizard earrings

Lizard earrings

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Earrings
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Slab of stone with incised snake, turtle, stingray and items like boomerangs, baskets and a club

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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1979
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Stone slab with incised crocodile, a kangaroo, a wallaby, as well as a human figure with some small amount of vegetation

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Karen Kulyuru
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1994
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Notebook with handmade leather cover

Notebook with handmade leather cover

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Marita Baker
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1994
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Carved wooden rabbit

Carved wooden rabbit

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ninguta Edwards
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1994
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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Roughly triangular piece of slate with incised motif of owl in tree-tops against a full moon

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Four cards featuring an exclusive batik design

Four cards featuring an exclusive batik design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1994
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Karen Kulyuru
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1994
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Witchetty grub fridge magnet

Witchetty grub fridge magnet

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Container

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Thompson Family collection
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Kylie Dickson
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Carved wooden wombat

Carved wooden wombat

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kamanara
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1950
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Meredith Treacle
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1994
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Lizard

Lizard

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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