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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Headpad

Headpad

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Headpads
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Carved shark

Carved shark

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya,...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills...

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Earring

Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Ikula
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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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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Rainforest shield, Barron River, QLD - collected by Ursula McConnel, 1930s

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Stringed instrument

Stringed instrument

Papuan Official collection
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Musical instruments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1920
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Earring

Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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