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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Armband

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Bobbins
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Hive of Honey, Milingimbi

Hive of Honey, Milingimbi

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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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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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a figure holding two stone axes, by Wuyal Djarrawarrk

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Bark container

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Charles Hart collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Armband

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two goannas holding crabs in their mouths, by Mileripum

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yirrkla, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Wild Honey

Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djimbun
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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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Totem Place of Wild Honey

Totem Place of Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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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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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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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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Mimi Men and Women

Mimi Men and Women

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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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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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Toys
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1973
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting twelve fish and sixteen birds

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a crocodile, fish, turtles and rays, by Djuwali

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Toys
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1973
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Naluk - The Woman

Naluk - The Woman

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Bark painting divided into square and rectangular panels and depicting a rectangular figure with two triangular prongs on the top

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mundjinu
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting depicts karndakidj, male antilopine kangaroo (Macropus antilopinus).

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Dick Baringbungung
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1970
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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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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting four pole-like forms, by Dula

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting four figures and animals including turtles, by Mangawila

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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The  Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

The Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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Wooden container

Wooden container