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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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1946
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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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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Hatchet

Hatchet

Professor H Davies collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Waistbands
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Adze

Adze

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Shield, Central Australia, Northern Territory, 1974

Shield, Central Australia, Northern Territory, 1974

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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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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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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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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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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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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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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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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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

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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1981
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

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

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1950
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby 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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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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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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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel