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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

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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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

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

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Club

Ron Bell collection
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, 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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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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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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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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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Patricia Heath collection
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Not provided
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1982
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Club

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Club

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

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Asymmetrical wooden club with one end pointed and the other end gradually extending to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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, 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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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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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Club

Igor Zorich collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Bark container

Bark container

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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1912
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Club

Ralph O'Reilly Piddington collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja...

Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

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

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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