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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Handpainted gumnut and ininti seed necklace made by Langaliki de Rose

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Necklaces
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Langaliki de Rose
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tooth necklace

Tooth necklace

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Necklaces
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nancy Djukararra
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1973
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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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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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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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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Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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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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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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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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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Gum nut necklace

Gum nut necklace

Herbert Keys collection
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Not provided
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1987
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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Shells on nylon line

Shells on nylon line

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Necklaces
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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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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Kanginy
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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 bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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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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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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