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Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, Victoria

Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hatchets
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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 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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2006
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang, Victoria

Boomerang, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby 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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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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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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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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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

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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Boomerang, Port Mackay, Queensland

Boomerang, Port Mackay, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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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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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

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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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Oval shell ornament

Oval shell ornament

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart 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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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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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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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell 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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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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