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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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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 wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Unknown
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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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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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt 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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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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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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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerangs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Spearthrowers
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Spearthrower from Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

William Ewart Williams collection
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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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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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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Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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J W. Lindo
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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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

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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Nola
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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Container

Container

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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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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