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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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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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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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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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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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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

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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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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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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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Child's drawing - A legend about the snake by Heather Joseph, Yalata SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Heather Joseph
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Traditional life

Traditional life

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Bretton Queamer
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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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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Charmaine Bridey
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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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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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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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1984
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Nola
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Club

Club

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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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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Ms Kylie Dickson
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby 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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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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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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