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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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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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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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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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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pair of wooden music sticks

Pair of wooden music sticks

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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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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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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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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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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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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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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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

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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1975
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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1934
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Wooden container with pokerwork design

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Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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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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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Digging stick

Digging stick

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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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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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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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Ngalpuntja
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