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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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E W. Zimmer
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1915
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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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Nola
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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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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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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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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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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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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Headband

Headband

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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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

Papuan Official collection
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Rattles
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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1915
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family 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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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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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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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Charmaine Bridey
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkai...

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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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Waistband

Waistband

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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

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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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills...

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Yalata School, Yalata SA

Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Ya...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Joyleen
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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