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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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1977
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Container

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Thompson Family collection
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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Container - wood

Container - wood

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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Pearl shell with images of a map of Australia, Australian fauna and an Aboriginal person

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Kimberley Pearl Shell collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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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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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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Hazel Merlo collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Phyllis Kaberry collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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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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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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pearl shell ornament decorated with incised  images of Australian flora and fauna, made by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Kimberley Pearl Shell collection
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Pearl shells
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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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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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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The New Testament presented to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens)

The New Testament presented to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens)

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Bibles
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1953
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Wedding program

Wedding program

Lois Grosse collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
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1961
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Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Lois Grosse collection
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Shoes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J Robins (VIC) Pty Ltd
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1965
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Pearl shell with drawings of indigenous men and women and Australian fauna

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Kimberley Pearl Shell collection
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Pearl shells
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1944
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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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The Children's Daily Light owned by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens), 1948

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Religious books
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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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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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Grade 1 exercise book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when attending Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1944
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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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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Bark container

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Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Deep concave wooden container

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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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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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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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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

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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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