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An almost straight shaped piece of beefwood with bark still attached

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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water container 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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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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Topography

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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Wooden container

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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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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Bark container

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Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden concave container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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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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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container 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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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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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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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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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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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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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Wooden container

Wooden container

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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Wooden container

Wooden 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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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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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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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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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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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