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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1963
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Bundle of string, made from the fibre of a banyan vine, bound and knotted

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JW Lindo collection
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String
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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1984
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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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Wooden club

Wooden club

JC Le Souef collection
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Clubs
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Mr J C. Le Souef
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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded i...

Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Herbert Keys collection
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Hatchets
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Ngukurr (Roper River), East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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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 Alexander L. Blyth
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1915
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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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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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in bent wood handle

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Pu...

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Ground white ochre

Ground white ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ochre
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Darlot, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1894
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1963
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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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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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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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Two-ply string twisted back on itself and strung on two ply fibre string forming a fringed apron

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dauwida
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1974
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Paper bark Sheath

Paper bark Sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Sheaths
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Not provided
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1963
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Not provided
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1934
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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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