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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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1907
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales

Club from Cobar, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent split wood

Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent spli...

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Bone scraper

Bone scraper

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Upper Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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1976
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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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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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Throwing stick

Throwing stick

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Vernon Graham
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Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden club with incised semi-circular pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell 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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Wooden spearthrower

Wooden spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Stanley R. Mitchell
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Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Club

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy B. Pakapunali
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1965
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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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 club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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