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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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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Ursula McConnel collection
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Pendants
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - 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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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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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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Reed basket

Reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Herbert Keys collection
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Spearthrowers
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Angus Downs Station, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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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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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Popalntao
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1965
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1987
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Starcke River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

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

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Headpad

Headpad

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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Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1912
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Desert, , Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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